This Day in Music

January 20th


January 20

1988: The Beach Boys, the Beatles, the DriftersBob Dylan, and the Supremes are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

1986Stevie Wonder and Bob Dylan appear at a concert to celebrate the first Martin Luther King Day in the US.

1982: During an Ozzy Osbourne concert in Des Moines, Iowa, a member of the audience throws a bat onto the stage. Stunned by the light, the bat lies motionless.  Thinking it is a fake rubber  bat that he uses in the act, Ozzy picks it up and attempts to bite its head off. As he does, the bat starts to flap its wings and Ozzy realizes it’s not a fake bat but a real one. After the show he is rushed to the nearest hospital for rabies shots.  Crazy Train was Ozzy’s first solo hit.

1997: Ben and Jerry’s introduced ‘Phish food’, a new flavor of ice cream named after the rock group Phish. The ingredients are chocolate ice cream, marshmallows, caramel and fish-shaped fudge.  Heavy Things is Phish’s biggest hit.

1968John Fred & His Playboy Band’s Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) hits #1.

Songs of The Day:

Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) (John Fred); Heavy Things (Phish); Crazy Train (Ozzy Osbourne)