Today In Music History – June 17th.

Marty Miller
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Every day on Radio Nova, just before 11am, we play a couple of songs key to “today in music history” Have a listen! But for now – here’s some light reading and watching. June 17th in Music History looks like this.

1965 Working at Abbey Road studios in London The Beatles completed work on the new Paul McCartney song ‘Yesterday’

1971 Carole King went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Tapestry’ for the first of 15 consecutive weeks. The album contained ‘It’s Too Late’

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1973 Dolly Parton recorded ‘I Will Always Love You’ in RCA’s Studio “B” in Nashville.

1977 LOVE THIS! Some lad pulled out of a gig at Shoreditch College, the members of the social committee decided to call upon famous local, Elton John who lived up the road and ask if he would perform. Elton did the gig for two bottles of wine!!

Remember this is Elton in 1977. Same year as this.

 

2012 Bruce Springsteen played his longest show when he turned in a three-hour-and-48-minute, 32-song, set at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid.

 

Today would have been Phil Chevrons (Pogues) birthday.

 

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