Sunday, February 26, 2012


1955 - Billboard reported that the 45rpm single format was   outselling the 78s for the first time.
1965 - Jimmy Page released   his first solo single, "She Just Satisfies."
1966 - The Rolling   Stones' "19th Nervous Breakdown" was released.
1970 - The Beatles   album "Beatles Again" was released in the U.S. It contained the song "Hey   Jude."
1975 - Harry Chapin's revue "The Night That Made America   Famous" opened on Broadway.
1977 - The Eagles' "Hotel California" was   released.
1978 - Vladimir Horowitz marked the 50th anniversary of his   U.S. debut with a performance at the White House.
1985 - Chuck   Berry received a Lifetime Achievement Grammy.
1987 - Capitol Records   released the first 4 Beatles albums on CD.
1990 - Cornell Gunter of   the Coasters was murdered in Las Vegas at the age of 53.
1991 -   "Rockline on MTV" premiered.
1995 - Jimmy Page and Robert Plant began   a world tour to support their reunion album "No Quarter."
1998 - Tommy   Lee of Motley Crue was formally charged with abusing his wife Pamela Anderson   Lee, and one of their sons, Dylan.

2002 - Alanis Morissette's   third album "Under Rug Swept" was released.
2008 - Apple   announced that the iTunes Store had surpassed Best Buy to become the second   largest music seller in the U.S. The number one seller at the time was   Wal-Mart.
2008 - In North Korea, the New York Philharmonic performed a   concert for the nation's elite.

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