2011: Bon Iver release their second album. It peaks at #2 on the album charts. The band earned four nominations for the 54th Grammy Awards: Best New Artist, Best Alternative Music Album and both Song of the Year and Record of the Year for the song Holocene.
2001: Bluesman John Lee Hooker dies. One of his big hits is Boom, Boom.
1994: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony release the EP Creepin on ah Come Up, which eventually goes platinum four times.
1990: Exodus releases their album Impact Is Imminent.
1966: Elvis Presley records Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child.
1966: The Beatles record She Said She Said.
1961: Bobby Vee records Take Good Care Of My Baby.
1948: Columbia Records announces a technological breakthrough: a “long-playing” vinyl phonograph record that can hold up to 23 minutes of music on a side. playing at 33 revolutions per minute. The 33 rpm “LP” is born.
1958: Bobby Darin releases, Splish Splash.
Songs of The Day:
Boom, Boom (John Lee Hooker); Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child (Elvis Presley); She Said She Said (Beatles); Take Good Care Of My Baby (Bobby Vee); Splish Splash (Bobby Darren); Holocene (Bon Iver)