This Day in Music

January 23rd


January 23

Born this day: Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, Anita Pointer of The Pointer Sisters, Danny Federici of The E Street Band and guitar great Django Reinhardt.

1991:  The owner and general manager of KLSK FM in Albuquerque, New Mexico, plays the Led Zeppelin song Stairway To Heaven for 24 straight hours to inaugurate a format change to Classic Rock.

1986Elvis PresleyChuck Berry and Fats Domino are among the first inductees into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame.

1977: Carole King’s Tapestry album sets a record by logging 302 weeks on the Billboard chart.  Will You Love Me Tomorrow and I Feel The Earth Move Under My Feet are two of the biggest hits from the album.

1962: Tony Bennett records I Left My Heart In San Francisco.

Songs of The Day:

Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin); I Left My Heart In San Francisco (Tony Bennett); Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry); Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King); I Feel The Earth Move Under My Feet (Carole King); I Want You To Want Me (Cheap Trick).