This Day in Music

June 23rd

 

June 23

1990: Actor Gary Busey, who played the lead in the 1978 biopic The Buddy Holly Story, purchases one of Buddy’s guitars at auction for approximately $240,000.  It comes complete with a tooled leather case made by the Holly.

1987: 16-year-old Tiffany starts her Mall Tour at Paramus Park Mall in New Jersey, performing what becomes her #1 hit, I Think We’re Alone Now.

1980: The Rolling Stones release their album Emotional Rescue

1973George Harrison’s LP Living In The Material World is #1.

1967Aretha Franklin records Chain Of Fools.

1967: The Beatles record All You Need Is Love.

1967Arthur Conley’s Sweet Soul Music is certified gold.

1965Smokey Robinson & the Miracles release The Tracks Of My Tears.

Songs of The Day:

I Think We’re Alone Now (Tiffany); Chain Of Fools (Aretha Franklin); All You Need Is Love (Beatles); Sweet Soul Music (Arthur Conley); The Tracks Of My Tears (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)