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This Day In Music

With "This Day in Music" we delve into the past five decades of music history and dig out an event or happening from our archives. Births and deaths, arrests, drug busts, historic and landmark recordings – we like to celebrate the events that have made pop and rock music what it is today. From Elvis and The Beatles, to flower power, glam rock, heavy metal, grunge, and pop, we bring you daily happenings from momentous music moments!

This Day in Music - 29th February: Sgt. Pepper

On this day February 29th in 1968, The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band won Album of the Year, Best Cover and Best Engineered and Recorded Album at that year's Grammy Awards. The greatest album ever? The best...

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February 28, 2012 1:00 AM ET
When released it was hailed by critics as a triumph, and the fans agreed. Oh Mercy gave Dylan his best chart showing in years, reaching No. 30 on the Billboard charts in the United States and No. 6 in the UK.
February 27, 2012 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1967, Pink Floyd recorded their first single, “Arnold Layne,” with producer Joe Boyd at Sound Techniques studio in Chelsea, England. This is where it all began for Pink Floyd.
February 24, 2012 8:05 AM ET
On this day in 1975, Led Zeppelin released their sixth album, Physical Graffiti, in the UK.
February 23, 2012 1:00 AM ET
Sinead O'Connor was and is a brave woman, and has continued to rock the boat, using her position to make people aware of various causes close to her heart.
February 22, 2012 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1971, George Harrison was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with "My Sweet Lord."
February 21, 2012 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1970, Simon and Garfunkel went to No.1 on the UK chart with Bridge Over Troubled Water. The album went on to stay on the chart for over 300 weeks, returning to the top of the charts on eight separate occasions and spending a total of 41 weeks at No.1
February 20, 2012 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1980, Bon Scott, singer of AC/DC, was pronounced dead on arrival at a London hospital after a heavy night’s drinking. Scott was found in the passenger seat of a friend’s parked car.
February 7, 2012 1:00 AM ET
On 7 February 2005, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" was named the top pop video in a poll of Channel 4 viewers in the UK, beating out Madonna, Nirvana, and Queen among others.
February 6, 2012 12:30 PM ET
As a musician and spokesperson for his generation, Bob Marley had the political drive of John Lennon, the poetic side of Bob Dylan, and a groove coupled with hypnotic melodies that was unmistakably his own.
February 3, 2012 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1959, 22-year-old Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens, aged 17, died in a plane crash shortly after takeoff from Clear Lake, Iowa.
February 2, 2012 1:00 AM ET
The irony of the whole episode known as Nipplegate is that, as we know, the media uses sex to sell everything—cars, sports, hotels, food, films, everything—but when an unexpected incident like this happens, everybody is up in arms.
February 1, 2012 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1995, Richey Edwards, guitarist with the Manic Street Preachers, vanished, leaving no clues to his whereabouts.
January 31, 2012 1:00 AM ET
For a group who only released one proper album, the Sex Pistols made one hell of an impact. Their timing was perfect. The media had a field day and couldn't keep those dirty little punks off the front pages of the papers.
January 30, 2012 1:00 AM ET
In 1978, at their commercial peak, all four members of KISS simultaneously released solo albums, a feat that had never been achieved before (or since).
January 27, 2012 1:00 AM ET
What made The Tube great was the edgy style of the presenters and live performances from three or four artists each week. Throw in some shambolic interviews and bits of comedy and you had great TV.
January 26, 2012 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1970, John Lennon wrote, recorded, and mixed his new single, "Instant Karma," all in one day. It ranks as one of the fastest-released songs in pop music history.
January 25, 2012 1:00 AM ET
Ouch! Keep back from the edge of the stage; it can be dangerous up there.
January 24, 2012 8:30 AM ET
There’s something very nice and warm about Neil Diamond — he’s like an old friend, a comfy pair of slippers, he’s your favourite uncle. You see, I’m saying all this and I’ve never even met the guy. But reading about him confirms my thoughts.
January 23, 2012 9:40 AM ET
On this day, 23 January 1956, rock and roll fans in Cleveland under the age of 18 were banned from dancing in public (unless accompanied by an adult), after Ohio Police introduced a law dating back to 1931.
January 17, 2012 10:00 AM ET
On this day, 17 January 1969, Led Zeppelin I, the band's debut album, was released in the US, coinciding with the band's first headlining US concert tour. It was to peak at No.10 in the US chart, and at No.6 in the UK.
January 16, 2012 10:00 AM ET
Covering a Beatles song was good sport in the '60s; artists scrambled to try their versions and interpretations of the latest Fab Four offerings and some were more successful than others.
January 13, 2012 1:00 AM ET
Bob Dylan's influence on music and his peers is legendary, but do you know which two tech moguls bonded over their mutual obsession of Dylan?
January 12, 2012 1:00 AM ET
During a career that spanned four decades, the Bee Gees sold more than 110 million albums. Maurice helped write and perform 19 British top ten hits, including five number ones.
January 11, 2012 1:00 AM ET
According to cannabis historian Ernest Abel, the connection between music and marijuana began with jazz musicians in New Orleans around 1910.
January 10, 2012 1:00 AM ET
I’ve often wondered how one feels, as a musician, when a song you’ve played on becomes a timeless classic. It must be very rewarding.
January 9, 2012 12:25 PM ET
Born on this day, 9 January, 1944, Jimmy Page, guitarist and producer, member of the Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin.
January 6, 2012 5:00 PM ET
On this day in 1975, Pink Floyd started sessions at Abbey Road Studios in London for their next album, Wish You Were Here. How do you follow one of the best regarded and biggest selling albums of all time? With another one.
January 4, 2012 1:00 AM ET
I don’t know why, but Lynott hasn’t quite attained the status of other fallen idols, such as Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and Kurt Cobain.
January 3, 2012 1:55 PM ET
In 1964, The Beatles were seen for the first time on US TV when a clip from the BBC's The Mersey Sound showing the group playing "She Loves You" was shown on The Jack Paar Show.
December 26, 2011 1:00 AM ET
In 1994, Mariah Carey wrote and recorded this tune, which has become a holiday classic for many.
December 25, 2011 1:00 AM ET
Another entry in our week-long look at Christmas tunes, this time from Wham! circa 1984.
December 24, 2011 1:00 AM ET
This well-loved Christmas song began with a 1969 anti-war billboard campaign by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
December 23, 2011 10:25 AM ET
"Christmas Wrapping," by The Waitresses, was first released in 1981 on the compilation album A Christmas Record on ZE Records, written soon after the birth of rap music in that style, hence the word "wrapping" in the title.
December 22, 2011 1:00 AM ET
This Irish folk style ballad, written by Jem Finer and Shane MacGowan, is frequently cited as the best Christmas song of all time in various television, radio and magazine related polls in Ireland and the UK.
December 21, 2011 8:45 AM ET
Campbell has released more than 70 albums. He has sold 45 million records. He was in great demand as a session musician in the 1960s and worked as part of the studio musicians' clique known as "the Wrecking Crew."
December 20, 2011 8:50 AM ET
On this day in 1962, The Osmonds appeared for the first time on NBC's The Andy Williams Show. The brothers performed a version of "I'm A Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas." The Osmonds — love 'em or loathe 'em, you can't deny they have a place in pop music history as well as peoples' hearts.
December 19, 2011 1:00 AM ET
Just starting out in a band? Get a great song and cover it, it’s a tried and tested method that can strike gold. Even Simon Cowell subscribes to it, but don’t get me started on him.
December 16, 2011 1:00 AM ET
Whatever happened to MTV? I remember watching MTV for the first time when I was staying in a hotel in Norway in the middle '80s.
December 15, 2011 1:00 AM ET
Don’t you just love it when a song like this travels the world and affects peoples lives, makes people think about change, makes people realize they can do better, or try and improve their life for good?
December 14, 2011 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1968, Marvin Gaye scored his first US #1 single when "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" started a five-week run at the top. It was Marvin's 15th solo hit and also his first UK #1 single in March, '69.
December 13, 2011 1:00 AM ET
Ah, Christmas records — don't you just love 'em? Well, yes, I do and it would appear the art of making a good Christmas record is a dying one.
December 12, 2011 1:00 AM ET
Music history is littered with untimely deaths, from murder, to drugs, from car and plane crashes, to freak accidents.
December 9, 2011 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1967, The Doors appeared at the New Haven Arena in New Haven, Connecticut. Before the show, a policeman found singer Jim Morrison making out with an 18-year-old girl in a backstage shower and after an argument the policeman sprayed Mace in Morrison's face.
December 8, 2011 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1980, John Lennon was shot five times by 25-year-old Mark Chapman outside the Dakota building in New York City where John and Yoko Ono lived. Chapman had been stalking Lennon for days outside the building and asked for an autograph as Lennon walked through the courtyard.
December 7, 2011 1:00 PM ET
On this day in 2005, The MBE medal that John Lennon returned to the Queen was found in a royal vault at St James' Palace. Lennon returned his medal in November, 1969 with a letter accompanying saying, "Your Majesty, I am returning my MBE as a protest against Britain's involvement in the Nigeria-Biafra thing, against our support of America in Vietnam and against Cold Turkey slipping down the charts. With Love, John Lennon."
December 6, 2011 9:40 AM ET
On this day in 1969, Led Zeppelin made their debut on the US singles chart with "Whole Lotta Love." It went on to reach #4 on the chart and was the first of six Top 40 singles for the group in the US.
December 5, 2011 8:20 AM ET
On this day in 1968, the release of The Rolling Stones' new album Beggar's Banquet was celebrated at a party in London. A food fight with custard pies was the highlight of the event that went on without an ill Keith Richards. The original cover for the LP was in the form of a plain white invitation, but was later changed.
December 2, 2011 9:30 AM ET
On this day in 1978, Rod Stewart was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy," the singer's fifth UK chart-topper.
December 1, 2011 1:00 AM ET
On this day in 1964, The Who played the first of 22 consecutive Tuesday night gigs at The Marquee Club in London. The band were paid £50 for each gig.

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