September 16th: On this Day In Music History
|1956, Anne Shelton was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Lay Down Your Arms.' Shelton was a British vocal star of the 40s & 50s and one time singer with the Glenn Miller Orchestra.|
|1963, 'She Loves You' by The Beatles was released by Swan Records in the US. Although the song is currently number one in the UK, 'She Loves You' was ignored in the US until 1964 when it would reach the top of the US Pop chart.|
|1966, member of Parliament Tom Drilberg asked Britain's House of Commons to officially "deplore" the action of a magistrate who'd earlier called the Rolling Stones "complete morons...who wear filthy clothes."|
|1967, working at Abbey Road studios in London The Beatles recorded 11 takes of 'Your Mother Should Know', giving the song a stronger beat, but this version of the song was discarded in favour of the original recording.|
1970, Led Zeppelin won 'best group' in the Melody Maker readers Poll. This was the first time in eight years that The Beatles hadn't won 'best group.'