January 25th: On this Day In Music History
|1960, The original cast recording of 'The Sound Of Music 'started|
a 16-week run at No.1 on the US album chart.
1964, Phil Spector appeared as a panellist on this week's UK TV
show Juke Box Jury.
1967, The Beatles made a last-minute remix of 'Penny Lane' before
the pressing of their next double A sided single 'Strawberry Fields
Forever/Penny Lane'. Both songs were originally intended for
forthcoming Beatles album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
1969, The New Seekers were at No.1 on the UK album chart with
their 'The Best Of' album.
1984, Yoko Ono donated £250,000 ($425,000) to Liverpool old
people's home Strawberry Fields.
1986, Norwegian group A-Ha were at No.1 in the UK with
'The Sun Always Shines On TV.' Becoming the first ever-Norwegian
act to score a UK No.1.