This Day in Music

July 17th


July 17

1981: The movie Endless Love is released. The theme song Endless Love, a duet by Lionel Richie and Diana Ross, spends nine weeks at #1 and gets an Academy Award nomination for Best Song.

1976Heart releases Magic Man.

1968: The Beatles’ fourth film, the animated Yellow Submarine, premieres in London.

1967: Jazz great John Coltrane dies.  A Love Supreme is one of his classic albums.

1965James Brown releases Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag.

1965: The Miracles release The Tracks Of My Tears.

1958: Elvis Presley’s Hard Headed Woman hits #1.

1932: Jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi is born.  He is best-known for his hit Cast Your Fate To The Wind and his music for the Peanuts TV specials.

Songs of The Day:

Endless Love (Richie/Ross); Magic Man (Heart); Yellow Submarine (Beatles); Papas Got A Brand New Bag (James Brown); The Tracks Of My Tears (Miracles); Hard Headed Woman (Elvis Presley); Cast Your Fate To The Wind (Vince Guaraldi)