1955, Buddy & Bob (Buddy Holly) opened for Elvis Presley at the "Big D Jamboree", held at Lubbock's Cotton Club, Texas. Nashville talent scout Eddie Crandall was in the audience and arranged for Holly to audition and record demos for the Decca US label.
1965, Jimi Hendrix signed his first recording contract, he received $1 and a 1% Royalty on all of his recordings.
1966, Pink Floyd (who were paid £15 for the gig), The Move, Denny Laine and Soft Machine all appeared at the launch for International Times at London's Roundhouse.
1966, The Four Tops started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Reach Out And I'll Be There'. The group's second US No.1 and their first No.1 in the UK.