March 27th: 8 Music Milestones On This Day In History
It may be just another March day but throughout history, music milestones were made on March 27.
1965: The Supremes were on a roll! Their hit ‘Stop! In The Name Of Love!’ became their fourth number one single.
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1967: Paul McCartney and John Lennon won the Ivor Novello award for their song Michelle. This song also happened to be the most performed song in the United Kingdom the year prior.
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1971: Bruce Springsteen opened up for The Allman Brothers Band and charged only $4 for the tickets.
1972: Elvis Presley recorded ‘Burning Love’ – a song that would go on to be his last hit. It reached number two in the US.
2008: A more recent music milestone: Leona Lewis won the X Factor and kick started her career with her first single, “Bleeding Love.” This was only the beginning of an extremely successful career: the song made her the first British woman to come in at number one on the US pop chart for over 20 years.
These are just a few – you can read more music milestones here!