On the August 14 edition of Music History Today, the Commitments premieres, the sequel to High School Musical is released, and the world finds out why Maggie May needs to wake up. Plus, happy birthday to David Crosby and Steve Martin.
On the August 12 edition of Music History Today, the Beatles get their drummer; at least for a little while, Shakira goes unplugged, and Janis Joplin goes on stage for the last time. Plus, happy birthday to Sir Mix-A-Lot and Mark Knopfler.
On the August 11 edition of Music History Today, a birthday party in the Bronx leads to the birth of hip hop, two Beatles's films premiere, and the the world loses Jani Lane. Plus, it's Joe Jackson's birthday.
On the August 9 edition of Music History Today, the world loses Jerry Garcia, KISS goes unplugged with every band member, and Queen plays its last gig with Freddie. Plus, its Whitney Houston's and Juanes's birthdays.
This week on the Music Halls of Fame podcast, we honor a member of the class of 2001, make the case for putting the Runaways into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, & our spotlight hall is the Australian Music Hall of Fame.
On the August 8 edition of Music History Today, we're straight Outta Compton, Amy says no no no, and Biggie debuts. Plus, happy birthday to a couple of boy band alums, Shawn Mendes and David Evans of U2 a.k.a. the Edge.
On the August 6 edition of Music History Today, Hamilton officially opens, Yo MTV Raps premieres, and Chubby Checker starts a dance craze. Also, happy birthday to two Gym Class Heroes and Ginger Spice.