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On this day, December 26

On this day, December 26 In Music History

Events that happened on this day, December 26 1957 - On this day, December 26 - The Champs released 'Train to Nowhere', their A-side track, with intention to be their hit song. However, it was their B-side throwaway track 'Tequila' that actually…

On this day, December 24

On this day, December 24 In Music History

Events that happened on this day, December 24 1954 - On this day, December 24 - Johnny Ace accidentally killed himself while playing Russian Roulette backstage at a concert. 1965- For the third Christmas in a row, The Beatles topped the…

On this day, December 22

On this day, December 22 In Music History

Events that happened on this day, December 22 1939 - Blues singer Ma Rainey died on this day, December 22 at the age of 53. Also known as The Mother of the Blues. 1958 - After only two weeks on…

On this day, December 17

On this day, December 17 In Music History

Events that happened on this day, December 17 1954 - With 'Shake, Rattle and Roll', Bill Haley and his Comets became the first ones to have a rock and roll song on the UK singles chart on…

On this day, December 7

On this day, December 7 In Music History

Events that happened on this day, December 7 1954 - On this day, December 7 - With 'That's All Right', Marty Robbins became the first major artist to cover an Elvis Presley song. 1956 - Rock,…

On this day, December 5

On this day, December 5 In Music History

Events that happened on this day, December 5 1955 - On this day, December 5 - Adam Faith's version of 'What Do You Want' topped the UK singles chart. However, with only one minute and thirty eight…