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Music History for Tuesday, 9/10/19

2013 - Sheryl Crow released her ninth album, Feels Like Home. Billboard called the album one of the best country albums of 2013.

2013 - Gloria Estefan released The Standards, an album featuring covers of pop songs. The album was later nominated for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album at the 56th Grammy Awards.

2013 - Country music singer Keith Urban released his eighth album, Fuse. It debuted atop the charts.

2013 - The Weeknd released his debut album, Kiss Land. It debuted at No. 2 on the charts.

2013 - Rapper 2 Chainz released his sophomore album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. The album debuted at No. 3 on the charts.

2013 - Janelle Monae released her sophomore album, The Electric Lady. It debuted at No. 5 on the charts.

2012 - Singer/guitarist Steven Springer, best known for his contributions to the jazz style tropicooljazz, died. He was 60.

2010 - It was announced that Amy Winehouse would contribute a song to the upcoming Quincy Jonestribute album Q: Soul Bossa Nostra.

2009 - Taylor Swift's album Fearless was certified quadruple platinum.

2007 - Kid Rock was involved in an alleged assault on Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee. Both were formerly married to Pamela Anderson. Police interviewed witnesses to a tussle involving the pair at the MTV Music Video Awards in Las Vegas.  Lee was removed from the ceremony while Rock was allowed to stay.

2005 - Sugarland, Big & Rich, Kid Rock, Alan Jackson and Hank Williams Jr. were among the stars performing on the televised ReAct Now: Music & Relief concert for Hurricane Katrina victims.

2003 - Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck postponed their wedding, blaming the media frenzy surrounding the event. The couple tried to keep the location of their weekend nuptials secret, but thanks to a series of leaks, the media had pinpointed a private estate in the Santa Barbara Hills just north of Los Angeles as the location.

2002 - Travis Tritt and Ray Charles taped CMT Crossroads in Nashville.

1999 - Paul McCartney was seen in newspapers all over the world with a missing front tooth.  He broke a crown while eating at a party in New York City.  Paul originally broke the tooth in a motorcycle accident in 1967.

1998 - Madonna won six of the 18 categories at the MTV Video Music Awards.

1998 - British glam rocker Gary Glitter appeared in court on child pornography charges -- 51 counts of making indecent photos with children, as well as sexual assaults on girls under the age of 16.

1998 - The Beastie Boys were given the Video Vanguard Award at the 15th annual MTV Video Music Awards.

1998 - Mac Davis got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1997 - Trace Adkins' video for "The Rest of Mine" debuted.

1997 - To celebrate his 80th birthday, John Lee Hooker held an online chat where he discussed his latest album, a club he planned to open in San Francisco, his career and his upcoming star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1996 - Walmart banned Sheryl Crow’s second album because of the song "Love Is a Good Thing."

1996 - Music journalist and author Ray Coleman died of cancer.  He had worked with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones and was the editor of Melody Maker.

1996 - Music publisher Rondor Music asked Bob Dole’s presidential campaign to stop using the Sam & Dave song "Soul Man" as part of the campaign.  The lyrics were changed to "I'm a Dole man."

1995 - Cyndi Lauper won an Emmy for her guest appearance on Mad About You.

1994 - Trisha Yearwood took "XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl)" to number one.

1992 - George Jones' single "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair" hit the airwaves featuring Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Clint Black, Alan Jackson, Patty Loveless, Vince Gill and others.

1991 - Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” was released as a single.

1990 - Will Smith made his debut in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

1990 - Billy Dean's debut album Young Man hit stores.

1988 - Highway 101 went to number one with "(Do You Love Me) Just Say Yes."

1988 - Guns N' Roses had the number one single with "Sweet Child O' Mine."

1982 - Ricky Skaggs released his album Highways & Heartaches.

1980 - Peter Comita replaced Tom Petersson in Cheap Trick.

1980 - "She's So Cold" by The Rolling Stones was released.

1980 - Prince released the song "Uptown."

1979 - Patti Smith announced she was performing her last show, in front of 85 thousand people in Florence, Italy. She returned to performing a decade later.

1975 - KISS released the live album Alive.

1974 - The original New York Dolls split up.

1973 - Helen Reddy had the number one song with "Delta Dawn."

1973 - BBC Radio banned the song "Star Star" by The Rolling Stones.

1970 - Lynn Anderson recorded "Rose Garden" in Nashville.

1966 - The Supremes had the number one single with "You Can't Hurry Love."

1966 - The Beatles started a six-week run at number one on the U.S. album chart with Revolver.  It was the band's ninth chart-topping LP.

1966 - The Rolling Stones appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show.

1966 - "Last Train to Clarksville" was released by The Monkees.

1964 - Rod Stewart recorded his first single, "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl."

1956 - Record stores were swamped with requests for Elvis Presley's "Love Me Tender," which had not been released yet


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