June 13 Music et al

June 13 Music et al

June 13 Music et al

Hello Dolly!

June 13 – July 24, 1964, Louis Armstrong’s Hello Dolly! the Billboard #1 album.

From All Music: Louis Armstrong’s commercial resurgence with the song “Hello, Dolly!” — a number one hit that unseated the Beatles’ “Can’t Buy Me Love” from the top spot — came as such a surprise that Kapp Records hastened to produce an album to go along with it. The resulting long-player, appropriately titled Hello, Dolly!, also went to number one and produced a second hit, the inferior “I Still Get Jealous.”

June 13 Music et al

Marijuana in Miami

June 13, 1967: a local TV news special in Miami airs “Marijuana in Miami.” The special included the head shop of Michael Lang.

In the late summer of 1968, Lang moved to Woodstock, NY. (see Chronology for expanded story)

June 13 Music et al

seeThe Balled Of John and Yokofor more

June 13, 1969, The Beatles after live performances: over 100 US radio stations banned The Beatles new single ‘The Balled Of John and Yoko’ due to the line ‘Christ, you know it ain’t easy’, calling it offensive. The following video is the story. (see July 1)

Beatles June 13, 1970

‘The Long And Winding Road’ single

The Beatles started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘The Long And Winding Road,’ the group’s 20th US No.1.

June 13 Music et al

see Let It Be’ album for more

June 13 Music et al

The album ‘Let It Be’ started a four-week run at No.1 the US album chart on the same day. The 12th and final studio album by The Beatles, was recorded in January 1969, before the recording and release of Abbey Road. (see Nov 27)

John Lennon, June 13, 1975

‘Salute To Sir Lew Grade’

The TV broadcast of ‘Salute To Sir Lew Grade’ (recorded on April 18). John Lennon performed ‘Slippin And Slidin’, and ‘Imagine’. The performance was Lennon’s last one before a live audience. (see Oct 7)

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