January 6th: On this Day In Music History
|1956, Elvis Presley performed in the gym at Randolph High School, Mississippi; this was the last time he ever appeared in a small auditorium.|
|1958, Gibson guitars launched it' 'Flying V' electric guitar.|
|1962, Elvis Presley had his third UK No.1 album with 'Blue Hawaii'; it spent a total of 18 weeks at the top of the charts.|
1964, the first night of a 14 date UK tour 'Group Scene 1964', featuring The Rolling Stones, The Ronettes, Marty Wilde, The Swinging Blue Jeans and Dave Berry and The Cruisers, played at the Granada Theatre, Harrow on The Hill, Middlesex.
1967, The Who played their first gig of this year when they appeared at Morecambe, Central Pier in England.