This Day in Music

October 22nd

October 22

2003American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken tops the album chart with Measure of a Man.

1999: The Temptations have their first platinum album with Phoenix Rising.

1985Saving All My Love for You by Whitney Houston is #1.

1976: The soundtrack to Led Zeppelin’s The Song Remains the Same is released as the concert film opens.  Here is the official trailer for the movie: Video.

1969Paul McCartney officially denies that he is dead.

1966: The Beach Boys release Good Vibrations.  The song hits #1.

1965: The Beatles‘ Yesterday is #1 while the Rolling Stones‘ (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction is #10.

1964: The High Numbers fail an audition with the EMI record label.  They have more success after they change their name to the Who.

1961Chubby Checker performs the Twist and Let’s Twist Again on the Ed Sullivan Show. The Twist returns to #1.

1958It’s All In The Game by Tommy Edwards is #1. The song is based on a 1912 melody by Charles Gates Dawes who later is elected Vice President of the U.S.

Songs Of The Day:

Saving All My Love For You (Whitney Houston); Good Vibrations (Beach Boys); Yesterday (Beatles); Satisfaction (Rolling Stone); The Twist (Chubby Checker); Let’s Twist Again (Chubby Checker); It’s All In The Game (Tommy Edwards); Stairway To Heaven (Live) - (Led Zeppelin)