Today in Music History – March 17th.


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.

1957, Elvis bought Graceland for just over $100,000.

1967, The Beatles finished recording ‘She’s Leaving Home’. Harpist Sheila Bromberg became the first woman to play on a Beatles recording.

1978, U2 got a chance to audition for CBS Records Ireland.

2006, The Smiths turned down 5 million quid to reform for the Coachella Festival in the US.

2019,  Rock guitarist Bernie Tormé died a day before he would have turned 67. Bernie played with Ozzy and Ian Gillan.

2023, U2 gave the world a new album and Disney+ documentary

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