THIS DATE IN MUSIC HISTORY (September 17th):
1931 RCA Victor Demonstrated the first 33 1/3 rpm LP recording at the Savoy Plaza Hotel in New York - the extreme price of record players, at the time (equivalent to $ 1,140 in today's dollars) delayed the adoption of the LP to 1948
1956: The lyrics "All the lassies rock with me when rockin 'through the rye" led the BBC to remove Bill Haley and His Comets' "Rockin' Through The Rye" from all playlists as it "Went contre tradition British al standards "
1964: Paid $ 150,000 for the show, The Beatles set a record for a live show fee upon playing at Municipal Stadium in Kansas City (cost tickets $ 4.50) - to put it into perspective, it aussi cost $ 4.50 to see The Allman Brothers Band, at The Spectrum (in Philadelphia) 9 years later
1967: The Doors Were banned from The Ed Sullivan Show after-year agreement broke Jim Morrison and sung the lyrics, "Girl, We Could not get much higher" from "Light My Fire"
1923: Hank Williams Was Born - he died, in the backseat of a Cadillac, while traveling to a gig, one New Year's Day in 1953
1926: Bill Black, bass player behind Elvis Presley, Was Born - he died in 1965
1933 Jeanine Deckers Was Born - you Likely Knew her better as "The Singing Nun" - via an overdose of sleeping pills, in a suicide pact with a friend aussi dealing with financial problems, she died in 1985
1947: Jim Hodder (Steely Dan, drums on first three albums) - he drowned, In His swimming pool, in 1990