It happened today...
Blind Lemon Jefferson is born in Couchman, Texas, USA. Among the greatest of the early blues singers and guitarists, he is said by some authorities to have coined the term ?rock?n?roll?.
Sep 24 1934
Muzak is registered as a trademark by The North American Company, who will use it as the name for a service delivering background music to hotels, restaurants and workplaces.
Sep 24 1941
Linda Eastman is born in Scarsdale, New York State, USA. She will be thrust into the spotlight of worldwide fame by marrying a member of The Beatles, and thus becoming Linda McCartney.
Sep 24 1942
Gerry Marsden, later to lead Gerry And The Pacemakers, is born in Toxteth, Liverpool, UK.
Sep 24 1965
Cliff Richard And The Shadows play at The Odeon, Glasgow, Scotland. (1965)
Sep 24 1971
Bob Dylan is in Columbia Records' Studio B, New York City, working on various tracks including You Ain?t Going Nowhere and I Shall Be Released.
Sep 24 1983
Karma Chameleon by Culture Club begins a six week reign at No1 in the UK singles chart.
Sep 24 1984
U2 release the album Unforgettable Fire in the USA.
Sep 24 1984
Another branch of the Hard Rock Caf? opens, this time in San Francisco, California, USA, with guests including Cher, Linda Ronstadt, Robin Williams and George Lucas.
Sep 24 1994
Suede enter the UK singles chart with We Are The Pigs, which will peak at No18 during a three-week run.
Sep 24 1995
The Rolling Stones announce that a staggering $313m was taken in ticket sales alone by their Voodoo Lounge tour, topping their 1989 Steel Wheels record of $290m [?185m].
Sep 24 2010
Amelle Berrabah of The Sugababes is arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, in her ?300,000 Mercedes in Camden Street, north London, UK.
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