Source: The Key (WXPN)
1942 – In response to what it sees as a threat from a new fad, phonograph records, the American Federation of Musicians goes on a recording strike (but not live gigs).
1958 – With his contract up at Sun Records, Johnny Cash leaves Memphis, moves to Los Angeles, and signs with Columbia Records.
1960 – Aretha Franklin makes her first secular recordings, which include “Today I Sing the Blues.”
1963 – Beatles Monthly magazine debuts. It will continue for six years.
1964 – A brand new group called “The Steampacket,” featuring lead vocals by Rod Stewart, opens for the Rolling ...
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