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on this day, april 7

On this day, April 7 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY, APRIL 7 On this day, April 7 in 1956 - With Alan Freed as host, the first nationally broadcasted Rock and Roll show premiered on the CBS Radio Network. The show was…

on this day, april 6

On this day, April 6 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY, APRIL 6 On this day, April 6 in 1956 - After auditioning the week earlier, Elvis Presley signed a seven year deal with Paramount Studios. He had to do three movies with them,…

On this day, April 5

On this day, April 5 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY, APRIL 5 On this day, April 5 in 1923 - Joseph 'King' Oliver and his Creole Jazz Band became the first African American musicians to make a jazz recording. Young Louis Armstrong was also…

On this day, April 3

On this day, April 3 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY, APRIL 3 On this day, April 3 in 1956 - On the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Hancock in San Diego, Elvis Presley performed live. He sang 'Blue Suede Shoes' and 'Heartbreak Hotel'.…

On this day, April 2

On this day, April 2 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY, APRIL 2 On this day, April 2 in 1957 - For the firs time in his career, Elvis Presley performed live outside the United States. He appeared at the Maple Leaf Gardens…