August 10th: On this Day In Music History
|1959, Four members of The Platters were arrested after a gig in Cincinnati after being found with four 19 year old women, (3 of them white), in various stages of undress. The scandal resulted in radio stations across the US removing Platters records from their playlists.|
|1961, Helen Shapiro was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with You Don't Know. Aged 14, Shapiro became the youngest act ever to score a UK No.1.|
1963, 13 year-old Little Stevie Wonder started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Fingertips part II', making him the youngest singer to top the charts.