January 22nd: On this Day In Music History
1959, Jane Morgan was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with
'The Day The Rains Came'.
1959, alone with an acoustic guitar and tape recorder in his
New York City apartment Buddy Holly made his last recordings,
including 'Peggy Sue Got Married', 'Crying, Waiting, Hoping',
'That's What They Say', 'What To Do', 'Learning The Game' and
'That Makes It Tough'. The recordings would be overdubbed
posthumously and were later released by Coral Records.
|1960, Soul singer, Sam Cooke signed to RCA Records.|
1963, The Shadows were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with
'Dance On', the group's fourth UK No.1.
1963, The Beatles appeared on three UK radio programs.
First The Beatles recorded a session for the show Pop Inn at
the BBC Paris studio, they then went to the Playhouse Theatre also
in London, to tape a radio appearance on Saturday Club, recording
five songs. Then the Beatles went back to the BBC Paris studio to record
an appearance on The Talent Spot recording 'Please Please Me',
'Ask Me Why' and 'Some Other Guy' before a live audience.
1964, The Yardbirds featuring Eric Clapton appeared at
The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England.
1965, The Rolling Stones began a 16-date tour of Australia and
New Zealand at the Manufactures' Auditorium in Sydney with
Roy Orbison, The Newbeats and Ray Columbus and the Invaders
1966, The Beach Boys went into the studio to record 'Wouldn't It Be Nice',
which would be the opening track on their forthcoming album 'Pet Sounds.'
1967, The Monkees performed live for the very first time at The Cow Palace,
San Francisco to a sell-out crowd.
1968, during the bands first Australian tour The Who played the first
of two nights at Sydney Stadium with The Small Faces and Paul Jones.