August 13th: On this Day In Music History
|1964, Manfred Mann were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Do Wah Diddy Diddy', the bands first of three UK No.1's.|
|1964, The Supremes recorded 'Baby Love', the song went on to be the group's first UK No.1 and second US chart topper.|
|1965, Jefferson Airplane made their live debut at San Francisco's Matrix Club.|
|1965, Mike Smith, lead singer of The Dave Clark Five, suffered two broken ribs when he was pulled off the stage by fans. The group were in Chicago at the beginning of a US tour.|
|1965, The Beatles arrived at Kennedy International Airport for a tour of North America. The set list for the tour was 'Twist and Shout', 'She's a Woman', 'I Feel Fine', 'Dizzy Miss Lizzie', 'Ticket to Ride', 'Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby', 'Can't Buy Me Love', 'Baby's in Black', 'Act Naturally', 'A Hard Day's Night', 'Help!', and 'I'm Down' and 'I Wanna Be Your Man.' The tour was not a happy one for The Beatles, John Lennon took to screaming off-microphone obscenities at the audiences.|
|1966, Lovin Spoonful started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Summer In The City', it made No.8 in the UK.|
1966, 'Revolver' The Beatles seventh album release in three years started a seven-week run at No.1 on the UK charts. It spent a total of 34 week's on the UK chart and was also a US No.1.
1967, Fleetwood Mac made their live debut when they appeared at the National Jazz and Blues Festival in Windsor. Also on the bill Jeff Beck, Cream, Small Faces, The Move, The Pink Floyd, Donovan and Chicken Shack.