Music History for Wednesday, 1/22/20
2013 - Country rock singer Gary Allen released his ninth studio album, Set You Free. It was his first No. 1 album on the charts.
2013 - California punk rock band Bad Religion released their sixteenth studio album, True North.
2013 - Lady Antebellum's single, "Downtown," was released to country radio.
2012 - Seal and model/TV personality Heidi Klum, who wed in 2005 and have four kids together, announced they are separating.
2012 - Brad Paisley performed "Camouflage" in a halftime set at the NFL playoff game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco Giants.
2008 - Amy Winehouse was taken to a London clinic by her father after video surfaced depicting her allegedly using crack.
2006 - Lisa Marie Presley married guitarist Michael Lockwood in Kyoto, Japan.
2004 - Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck called off their engagement.
2001 - Chubby Checker guest starred on Fox's Ally McBeal.
1998 - Rapper Snoop Dogg filed a $10 million suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman, its parent Coopers & Lybrand and former Gelfand accountant Steven Cantrock. The suit charged that they had mismanaged Snoop’s money.
1998 - Singer Toni Braxton filed for Chapter 7 protection. She listed liabilities of more than one million dollars.
1993 - Metallica began their Nowhere Else To Roam tour in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
1991 - L.L. Cool J's album Mama Said Knock You Out was certified platinum by the RIAA.
1990 - Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash used profanity numerous times on live television while accepting an American Music Award.
1989 - Gene Simmons of KISS and former Playboy model Shannon Tweed had a son.
1984 - Barry Manilow sang the national anthem at Super Bowl 18.
1981 - A naked picture of John Lennon appeared in an obituary issue of Rolling Stone magazine dedicated to the ex-Beatle.
1976 - Diana Ross had the number one single with "Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)."
1971 - The Joe Cocker film Mad Dogs and Englishmen debuted in London.
1967 - The number one song in the U.K. was "Keep On Runnin'" by The Spencer Davis Group.
1966 - The Beach Boys recorded "Wouldn't It Be Nice."
1963 - Gerry & The Pacemakers held their first recording session in London.