This Day in Music

June 4th

June 4

2004American Idol winner Fantasia’s I Believe hits #1 on the singles chart.

1992: The United States Post Office decided to do an Elvis stamp and put ithe choice of the image up for a vote: young Elvis or old Elvis. On this day, Priscilla Presley announced that young Elvis won by a margin of 3 to 1.

1984Bruce Springsteen, releases Born In The U.S.A.

1970Carlos Santana records Black Magic Woman.

1967The Monkees win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series.

1966Janis Joplin arrives in San Francisco, having been invited by Big Brother & the Holding Company to become their lead singer.

Songs of The Day:

Black Magic Woman (Santana); Surfin’ Safari (Beach Boys) Born In The U.S.A. (Springsteen); I Believe (Fantasia); Hey, Hey, We’re The Monkees (Monkees)