January 9th: On this Day In Muisic History
|1955, Rosemary Clooney was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Mambo Italiano' the singers second No.1. The song was banned by all ABC owned stations in the US because it "did not reach standards of good taste".|
|1961, Bert Kaempfert started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Wonderland By Night'. Kaempfert produced The Beatles first recording session when they were in Hamburg.|
|1961, Bob Newhart went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'The Button Down Mind Strikes Back!'|
|1963, drummer Charlie Watts joined The Rolling Stones after leaving Blues Incorporated.|
|1965, The Beatles started a nine week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Beatles 65', the group's fourth No.1.|
1969, The Beatles were at No.1 on the UK album chart with the 'White Album', The Rolling Stones were at No.2 with 'Beggars Banquet' and The Seekers were at No.3 with 'Best Of The Seekers.'
1971, Led Zeppelin played at London's Royal Albert Hall.