The Beatles

12/19/1963 : Beatlemania in America began this week back in 1963. A Washington DC radio DJ played the Beatles single I Want To Hold Your Hand after his flight attendant girlfriend brought it back from England where The Beatles were already big. Listener demand in DC was so huge that the station played the song almost every hour for days. That made Capitol Records who had previously shown little interest in the band reconsider and rush release the single a week later. In a month's time, it was Number One all over the U.S.! It all began this week...


In 'Father Christmas' by The Kinks, what should Father Christmas bring dad?
moneya job
a tiea new car


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1932Al Jolson recorded 'April Showers'.
1948Alan Parsons, British studio engineer, musician, and record producer was born on this date.
1957Elvis Presley received a draft notice at Graceland from the chairman of the Memphis draft board, Milton Bowers. Despite much protest from his teenage fans, Elvis reported for duty. He joined the 32nd Tank Battalion third Armor Corps based in Germany.
1966Chris Robinson was born on this day.
1967Jethro Tull was formed.
1975Joe Walsh joined the Eagles, replacing original member Bernie Leadon. Leadon left for a solo career.

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