This Day in Music History: January 16th
2005: Mick Jagger & David. A. Stewart won the Best Original Song Golden Globe for the song “Old Habits Die Hard” from the Alfie soundtrack.
1999: Warren Zevon, America & Delbert McClinton performed at Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura’s Inaugural Ball at the Target Center in Minneapolis.
1996: Jamaican authorities opened fire on Jimmy Buffett’s plane after it was mistaken for a drug trafficker’s plane. Bono & Island Records founder Chris Blackwell were also on the plane & nobody was hurt.
1992: Eric Clapton taped his appearance for MTV Unplugged at Bray Film Studios in Windsor, U.K.
1988: George Harrison reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the last time with “Got My Mind Set on You”. This was the last number one single by any of the solo Beatles in the U.S.
1980: Paul McCartney was arrested for marijuana possession in Tokyo. McCartney would spend nine days in a Tokyo jail.
1979: Cheap Trick received their first Gold record for their third album Heaven Tonight, which is also known as the first album recorded with a 12 string electric bass.
1965: The Guess Who released their debut single, a cover of Johnny Kidd & The Pirates’ “Shakin’ All Over” which reached number one in Canada & number 22 in the U.S.
1957: The Cavern Club opened in Liverpool. This club would later become known worldwide for having The Beatles as its house band before their rise to fame.
Bob Bogle-guitarist for The Ventures born in 1937
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