January 13 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
January 13

1941 : The Modernaires vocal group joins the Glenn Miller Orchestra on a permanent basis.

1968 : Dr. K.C. Pollack of the University of Florida audio laboratory reports that tests have determined rock and roll concerts cause noise damage in teenagers' ears.

1973 : Eric Clapton returns to the stage for the first time in about 18 months, playing the first of two all-star shows at the Rainbow Theater in London. Pete Townshend helped set up the shows to get Clapton out of his drug-induced depression. A highlight of both shows is Clapton performing on Layla.

1978 : Elvis Presley's "My Way" is certified gold.

1986 : Ozzy Osbourne is taken to court by the parents of John McCollum, a depressed teenager who shot himself while listening to Ozzy's song "Suicide Solution". The parents claim that their son was driven to suicide by Ozzy's song. The court later throws the case out.

Texts from calendar.songfacts.com


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