IN THE NEWS:
TODAY IN MUSIC HISTORY:
1792 – The French national anthem La Marseillaise by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle was first sung in Paris.
1942 – Frank Sinatra recorded the last of 90 recordings with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra.
1954 – Elvis Presley made his professional debut in Memphis. It was his first concert to be advertised.
1956 – Brenda Lee recorded her first hit, Jambalaya and Bigelow 6-500.