1967 - The Beatles scored their 14th U.S. No. 1 single with "All You Need Is Love." Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Keith Moon, Graham Nash, Marianne Faithfull, and Walker Brother Gary Leeds all sang backing vocals on the track.

1968 - After 58 episodes, the final Monkees TV show airs on NBC. Since its initial run, almost every major cable network has aired re-runs of the show, including a popular stint on CBS from 1969-1972.

1988 - Patsy Cline's "Crazy" and Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog" were announced as the most-played jukebox songs of the device's first 100 years. The jukebox had been around since 1906, but earlier models had been first seen in 1889.

2008 - Saxophonist LeRoi Moore, a founding member of the Dave Matthews Band, died aged 46. Publicist Ambrosia Healy said he died from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident in June on his Virginia farm.


Johnny Nash was born on this day in 1940. He passed away in 2020.

Regine Chassagne of Arcade Fire is 45.

John Deacon, bassist, Queen, is 71. Deacon wrote a number of Queen's hit singles, including 'You're My Best Friend', 'I Want to Break Free', and the band's biggest selling single in the United States, 'Another One Bites the Dust'.

Ian Gillan of Deep Purple is 76.

Ginger Baker founder and drummer in Cream was born on this day in 1939. Ginger passed away in 2019. For a time, Ginger lived in Elbert county, not far from Parker, where he owned a ranch. Baker had organized at the Denver Polo Club, an organization whose board of directors included avid polo fan/gonzo laureate Hunter Thompson and Denver trumpeter Ron Miles. He continued to make music, the albums Going Back Home, Falling Off the Roof and Coward of the County — boasted lineups that combined Denver-area talents such as Miles, Fred Hess, Artie Moore and Eric Gunnison with national heavyweights like Charlie Haden, James Carter and Colorado alum Bill Frisell. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

On This Day In Music History is sourced from This Day in Music, Song Facts, Westword, Coloradomusic.org, and Wikipedia.

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