March 24 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
Miscellaneous
March 24

1958 : Elvis Presley goes to the Memphis Draft Board and is inducted into the United States Army (serial number US53310761).

1962 : Mick Jagger and Keith Richards perform their first paid gig when they appear as Little Boy Blue & the Blue Boys at a club in Ealing, England.

1965 : Bill Wyman, bass player with The Rolling Stones is knocked unconscious when he gets a shock from a mic stand onstage during the first performance of the band's tour in Denmark.

1973 : A fan shouting "Leather!" jumps on stage and bites Lou Reed in the butt during a concert in Buffalo. The fan is ejected and Reed is left with a sore posterior.

1986 : At the 58th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Lionel Richie wins the Oscar for Best Original Song for his track "Say You, Say Me" from the film "White Nights". The song topped three different Billboard charts but didn't appear on the soundtrack album for the movie. It was finally released on Lionel's 1986 album "Dancing on the Ceiling".

2001 : "Duane Allman Boulevard" is dedicated in Macon, Georgia, near where he died in a motorcycle crash.

Texts from calendar.songfacts.com

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