This Day in Music History – March 1st

1957 – The Everly Brothers signed with Cadence Records and then recorded “Bye Bye Love.”

1957 – Chuck Berry released “School Days” on Chess Records. It became his biggest hit to date.

1958 – Buddy Holly & the Crickets opened their only British tour in London.

1968 – Johnny Cash and June Carter were married.

1968 – Elton John’s first single, “I’ve Been Loving You,” was released in England.

1969 – Jim Morrison (Doors) was arrested and officially charged with lewd and lascivious behavior, indecent behavior, open profanity and public drunkenness in Miami. Morrison was later sentenced. Morrison died while the sentence was under appeal.

1970 – The Charles Manson album “Lie” was released. The profits went to Manson’s defense.

1972 – John Lennon Merchandise was granted an extension on his American work visa. Lennon then began recording “Sometime in New York City.”

1973 – Pink Floyd released “Dark Side of the Moon”.

1973 – The Robert Joffrey Dance Company opened the presentation “Deuce Coupe Ballet”. The show was based on the music of the Beach Boys.

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