This Day in Music

May 24th

 

May 24

2006Taylor Hicks wins Season Five of American Idol.  Do I Make You Proud? was his American Idol debut single.

1984Deniece Williams‘ Let’s Hear It for the Boy is #1.

1975Earth, Wind & Fire’s Shining Star is #1.

1971: Jazz composer and bandleader Duke Ellington dies at age 75. Take The A Train is his signature hit.

1969The Beatles Get Back hits #1.

1964The Beatles‘ Love Me Do is #1.

1941: Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan (Robert Allen Zimmerman) is born.  Like A Rolling Stone, Blowin’ In The Wind and Mr. Tambourine Man a few of his many hits

Songs of The Day:

Let’s Hear It For The Boy (Deniece Williams); Shining Star (Earth, Wind & Fire); Get Back (Beatles); Love Me Do (Beatles); Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan); Do I Make You Proud? (Taylor Hicks); Blowin’ In The Wind (Bob Dylan); Mr. Tambourine Man (Bob Dylan)