December 21 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
December 21

1966 : The Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations" single as well as their albums "Little Deuce Coupe" and "Shut Down, Vol. 2" are all certified gold.

1968 : Crosby, Stills & Nash perform together on stage for the first time.

1968 : Janis Joplin makes her solo concert debut in Memphis at an event for the Stax/Volt record label. The Stax house band Booker T. & The MG's also plays.

1970 : Traffic's "John Barleycorn Must Die", Judy Collins' "In My Life", and the original British cast recording of "Jesus Christ Superstar" are all certified gold.

1970 : Elvis Presley meets President Nixon in the Oval Office at the White House, where the iconic picture of the two shaking hands is taken.

1971 : Martha and the Vandellas officially disband.

1979 : At the San Diego Sports Arena, Linda Ronstadt holds a fundraising concert for her boyfriend, California governor Jerry Brown, who is running for president. Chicago and the Eagles also perform.

1996 : En route to a White House dinner with the Clintons, Tony Bennett suffers a ruptured hernia and is rushed to the hospital.

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