Today In Music History

Let’s take a step back in time, beginning with the year 1964 when Dick Clark moved American Bandstand from Philadelphia to California and cut the broadcasts to one day a week.

More music news:

1968 – [lastfm]The Doors[/lastfm] played the first of two nights at The Roundhouse, London.

1976 – [lastfm]Abba[/lastfm] was #1 on the UK singles chart with Dancing Queen.

1978 – [lastfm]Keith Moon[/lastfm], drummer with [lastfm]The Who[/lastfm], died of a prescription drug overdose prescribed to combat alcoholism.

1985 – [lastfm]John Parr[/lastfm] started a two week run at No.1 on the U.S. singles chart with St Elmo’s Fire.

[Source: TDIM]


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