On This Day In Music

On This Day In Music

For some people, music plays an important part in their life, whether they play an instrument sing or dance music can be like adding a ray of sunshine to your day. So here are some “important” days in the history of music.

October 1st: On this day

1956, After test audiences gave a negative reactions to Elvis Presley dying at the end of the film “Love Me Tender”, The King was called back to re-shoot the scene. In the new ending, the hero lived.

1965, Bob Dylan appeared at Carnegie Hall in New York City. He introduced his new touring band on this tour, made up of guitarist Robbie Robertson, organist Garth Hudson, bassist Rick Danko, pianist Richard Manual, and drummer Levon Helm. They became known simply as The Band.

1970, Jimi Hendrix was buried at The Greenwood Cemetery at the Dunlop Baptist Church Seattle. Among the mourners; Miles Davis, Eric Burdon, Johnny Winter and members of Derek and the Dominoes.

1982, John Cougar went to No.1 both the US album and singles chart with the album ‘American Fool’ and the single ‘Jack And Diane’.

2015, An original tape of The Beatles performing at The Cavern Club in Liverpool in 1962 was found after 50 years of languishing in a desk drawer. It featured the Fab Four playing ‘Some Other Guy’ in September 1962, four weeks before their debut single came out. It was recorded after the group was filmed for Granada TV’s Know The North, but was never broadcast.

Born on this day:

1935, Born on this day singer, actress, Julie Andrews, (1965 UK & US No.1 album ‘The Sound Of Music’, spent 382 weeks on the UK chart).