This Day in Music History: The Hollies record “Carrie Anne,” Dollywood opens

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1964 – Gerry & the Pacemakers make their US TV debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. They perform “Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying.”

1967 – The Walker Brothers announce their split. Scott Walker goes on to become a highly influential solo artist.

1967 – The Hollies record “Carrie Anne.”

1968 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience record “Voodoo Chile.’ It is featured on Electric Ladyland and becomes a UK #1 single on November 21, 1970; two months after the guitarist’s death.

1971 – Led Zeppelin play their song “Four Sticks” for the first and only time in concert during a show in Denmark.

1974 – Led Zeppelin launches its Swan Song label.

1986 – The Silver Dollar City Tennessee amusement park in Pigeon Forge is reopened as Dollywood after Dolly Parton takes an ownership stake. The park grows considerably and becomes very successful her involvement.

1986 – Robert Palmer goes to #1 on the US singles chart with “Addicted To Love.” He had originally recorded the song as a duet with Chaka Khan, but due to contractual problems, her voice was removed.

2006 – Bob Dylan’s first hosted radio show airs on XM Satellite Radio. He plays his favorite songs by Prince, Wilco, Blur, LL Cool J, and Billy Bragg, among others.

 

Information for this post was gathered from This Day in Music, The Music History Calendar, On This Day, and Wikipedia.

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