January 25 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
January 25

1963 : Cilla Black makes her stage debut at Liverpool's Cavern Club.

1964 : Phil Spector appears as a panelist on Britain's Juke Box Jury program. Earlier in the day, he calls famous English producer Joe Meek to arrange a meeting. Meek accuses Spector of stealing his ideas and hangs up the phone so hard he breaks the receiver.

1984 : John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, donates $375,000 to Liverpool's Strawberry Field, an orphanage which served as the inspiration for the Beatles song Strawberry Fields Forever.

1987 : Neil Diamond performs the US national anthem Superbowl XXI in Pasadena, California.

1999 : The Rolling Stones begin their "No Security" Tour in Oakland, California.

2003 : Billy Joel escapes relatively unharmed when he totals his Mercedes on a highway in his native Long Island, New York.

2003 : Clarence Carter and Eddie Floyd are inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.

Texts from calendar.songfacts.com


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