A little bit of music history… from the birthplace of the blues.
1938: First jazz concert ever held in Carnegie Hall, and it was Benny Goodman.
1937: Ventures bassist Bob Bogel born.
1942: U.S. R&B singer Barbara Lynn born.
1943: Country singer Ronnie Milsap born in North Carolina.
1957: The Cavern Club opens in Liverpool, later to become where the Beatles first performed.
1965: Love Potion #9 by The Searchers reaches music chart top at #3.
1972: David Saville of Alvin and the Chipmunks passes on.
1978: Stevie Wonder wins at 5th American Music Awards.
1980: Hamilton Broadway Show creator Lin Manuel Miranda born.
1980: Paul McCartney busted in Tokyo for pot possession.
1984: Michael Jackson wins at 11th American Music Awards.
1998: Bluesman David “Junior” Kimbrough passes away.
2000: Singer Will “Dub” Jones of The Coasters passes.