June 27th: On this Day In Music History
|1885, Chichester Bell and Charles Tainter applied for a patent on their invention the gramophone.|
|1954, David Whitfield featuring Mantovani were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Cara Mia'. The song spent ten weeks at No.1.|
|1960, Connie Francis started a two-week run at No.1 on the US chart with 'Everybody's Somebody's Fool', a No.5 hit in the UK.|
|1964, Peter and Gordon went to No.1 on the US singles chart with the Lennon & McCartney song 'A World Without Love', also a No.1 in the UK. Peter Asher went on to become James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt's manager.|
1967, Mick Jagger was found guilty of illegal possession of two drugs found in his jacket at a party given by Keith Richards. He was remanded overnight at Lewes jail, England (prison number 7856). Jagger requested books on Tibet and modern art and two packs of Benson & Hedges cigarettes.