Sunday, July 02, 2006


1944 - The King Cole Trio, with Les Paul sitting in as a last-minute replacement for Oscar Moore, perform with other artists at the first "Jazz At The Philharmonic" concert in Los Angeles, California
1962 - Capitol Records releases Tennessee Ernie Ford's single "Work Song" with "Rags And Old Irons" on the flip side
1963 - Bobby records his own composition, the track "Treat My Baby Good", arranged and conducted by Jimmy Haskell for a Capitol Records single with "Down So Long" on the flip side, with producer Nik Venet. The single peaked at #43 on the Pop Charts and #11 on the Adult charts.
1963 - The Beatles record the tracks "That's All Right (Mama)", "Carol", "Soldier Of Love" and "Clarabella" for broadcast on the BBC
1966 - The Beach Boys' Capitol Records album "Pet Sounds" peaks at #10 on Billboard's album charts
1966 - The Beatles perform the last of five concerts performed over three days at the Nippon Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan
1990 - Capitol Records releases Poison's album "Flesh & Blood" which will peak at #2 on the album charts on August 18, 1990 and be certified triple platinum by the R.I.A.A. on February 14, 1991
1991 - Capitol Records releases Arcadia's album "So Red The Rose"

1948 - Vibraphonist Milt Jackson, with pianist Thelonius Monk, John Simmons on bass and Shadow Wilson on drums, records the tracks "Evidence", "Misterioso" and "Epistrophy" at Apex Studios in New York City with producer Alfred Lion and engineer Rudy Van Gelder for the Blue Note Records album "Milt Jackson: Wizard Of The Vibes"
1955 - The Lawrence Welk Show debuts on ABC-TV
1956 - Elvis Presley records the tracks "Hound Dog" and "Don't Be Cruel" in New York City for an RCA single that would be the first single to go gold on both sides
1967 - Jimmy Hendrix makes his only concert appearance at The Whisky on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California
1969 - Brian Jones, founder and lead guitarist of The Rolling Stones dies in his swimming pool after 11PM at his home, Cotchford Farm, in Sussex, England at age 27. A visibly shaken band will perform 3 days later with replacement guitarist Mick Jones for a filmed outdoor benefit concert in Hyde Park.
1997 - Actor, singer and poet Jimmy Stewart dies at his home in Beverly Hills California as the result a pulmonary embolus at age 89. He was buried on July 7, 1997 next to his wife Gloria at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, in Glendale, California

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