Music History for Monday, 10/28/19
2014 - The Allman Brothers Band played their final show at the Beacon Theater in New York City.
2013 - Chris Brown appeared in a Washington, D.C., court, where a felony assault charge was reduced to misdemeanor simple assault. The charge stemmed from a fight he had near a Washington, D.C., hotel the previous day.
2013 - Alan Jackson performed songs from The Bluegrass Album at a special show at New York City's Carnegie Hall.
2013 - August Alsina, capitalizing on the momentum of his smash single, "I Luv This Sh**," performed on TV’s The Wendy Williams Show.
2009 - The film This Is It, featuring footage of the late Michael Jackson getting ready for a series of London concerts, opened. Michael died before getting a chance to put on any of the shows.
2006 - Heartland went to number one with "I Loved Her First."
2004 - Sara Evans earned her first double-platinum album for Born to Fly.
2004 - Big & Rich's "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)" became the duo's first gold single.
2001 - Alan Jackson wrote "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" after waking up at 4:00 AM thinking about the 9/11 attacks.
2001 - Richie McDonald, lead singer for country band Lonestar, ran in the 26th annual Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C.
2001 - More than 22,000 folks turned out for country singer Tim McGraw's eighth annual Swampstock in Tim's hometown of Rayville, Louisiana.
2001 - The Beastie Boys played their first show in more than two-and-a-half years at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom. It was the first of two New Yorkers Against Violence benefits.
1996 - Lonestar received its first gold album for their self-titled debut project.
1995 - David Lee Murphy's single, "Dust on the Bottle," went to number one.
1991 - Tracy Lawrence's debut album Sticks & Stones was released.
1986 - Marie Osmond married engineer/producer Brian Blosil in West Jordan, Utah.
1982 - The Jam announced they were breaking up. Leader Paul Weller introduced his new band, The Style Council, just days later.
1977 - The Sex Pistols' Never Mind The Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols was released in America.
1975 - The number one single was "Island Girl" by Elton John.
1972 - The United States Council for World Affairs chose THE WHO'S "Join Together" as its anthem.
1965 - The Supremes recorded "My World Is Empty Without You."
1956 - Elvis Presley was at number one with his single, "Love Me Tender."
1956 - Elvis Presley appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show for the second time.
1939 - Bill Monroe made his first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry performing "Mule Skinner Blues" and "Foggy Mountain Top."