June 30th: On this Day In Music History
|1962, Mike Sarne and Wendy Richards were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Come Outside.' Richards went on to become a famous tv actress.|
|1966, The Beatles played the first of three concerts at the Nippon Budokan Hall, Japan. The concert was filmed with The Beatles wearing black suits. The following day's first performance was also filmed; with The Beatles wearing white suits. There was a strict police presence with 3,000 police observing each concert played in front of 10,000 fans.|
1969, Fleetwood Mac, Pentangle and Duster Bennett all appeared at London's Royal Albert Hall 'Pop Proms.'
|1959, Bobby Darin was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Dream Lover'. It was the American singers first No.1 and the song featured Neil Sedaka on piano.|
|1966, The Small Faces appeared live at the Marquee Club in Wardour Street, London. Admission cost 7s & 6d, ($1.05).|
|1968, Working at Abbey Road studios The Beatles recorded 'Good Night', John Lennon's lullaby for his 5-year-old son Julian with Ringo singing the lead vocal. The track appeared on the White Album.|
|1969, Henry Mancini started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Love Theme from Romeo And Juliet'.|
1969, Fleetwood Mac, Led Zeppelin, Nice, John Mayall, Ten Years After, Taste, Liverpool Scene and Chicken Shack, Keef Hartley, Taste and Savoy Brown, all appeared at The Bath Festival of Blues in England, the DJ was John Peel. Over 12,000 fans attended, tickets cost 18/6.