This Day in Music

Patti LaBelle.

Today in Music: January 25th

Music history and highlights that happened on January 25th from the birthplace of the blues… and rock n’ roll. 1858:  Felix Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March” plays at Queen Victoria’s wedding in Great Britain (it was the first time “Wedding March” was played). 1899:  Blues musician “Sleepy” John Estes born in Ripley, Tennessee. 1927:  Composer Antonio Carlos […]

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This day in music in the birthplace of the blues... and rock n' roll.

This Day in Music: January 16th

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, […]

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