1936 – The SPEBSQSA (Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America), now known as the Barbershop Harmony Society, is founded.
1939 – Glenn Miller records his theme song, “Moonlight Serenade.”
1894 – Billboard Advertising begins publication. Within a few years, it starts focusing on billboards for entertainment shows and drops “Advertising” from its name, and by the 1930s, it is covering radio and sales of a new medium: jukebox records.
1962 – James Brown plays a concert that is recorded and released the following year as the album Live at the Apollo.
1957 – Chuck Berry records “Rock And Roll Music.”