This Week In Classic Hits History (10/-9)
This week; Jimi jams, John gets to stay in the US and George has a first.
October 5th, 1966:
In England, Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell play together for the first time and soon after 'The Jimi Hendrix Experience' was formed.
October 6th, 1969:
George Harrison's song 'Something' was released as the "A" side of a Beatles' 45, a first for Harrison. The song went to No.1 in the US.
October 7th, 1976:
After a long and arduous battle, John Lennon was awarded his ‘Green Card’ - permanent residency status, at a hearing in New York which overturned previous efforts by the US Government to deport him.
October 8th, 1987:
The members from ZZ Top made advance bookings for seats on the first passenger flight to the Moon. As far as we know, they are still waiting for confirmation of the trip.
October 9th, 1965:
The Beatles most recorded and covered song ever, started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Yesterday'. Sharing brthday's today are John Lennon, John Entwhistle, and Jackson Browne.