TODAY IN MUSIC HISTORY:
1956 – Elvis Presley’s song “Hound Dog” were released.
1957 – The Everly Brothers made their second appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show and introduced their upcoming single, “Wake Up Little Susie” and the song “Bye Bye Love.”
1958 – Billboard Magazine introduced its “Hot 100″ chart, which was part popularity and a barometer of the movement of potential hits. The first number one song was Ricky Nelson’s “Poor Little Fool.”
1966 – A ban of the broadcast of any and all Beatles records on most U.S. radio stations went into effect. The ban was in response to John Lennon stating that the band was now more popular than Jesus Christ.
1974 – Paul Simon’s “Love Me Like A Rock” was released.