Saturday, February 4, 2023

Music History Today: February 5, 2023

February 5, 2006: The Rolling Stones played three songs during the halftime show of The Super Bowl in Detroit. 

The Rolling Stones halftime show Super Bowl in Detroit.
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February 5, 1944: Al Kooper was born in Brooklyn, New York. He co-wrote  "This Diamond Ring" Gary Lewis & the Playboys' hit, "This Diamond Ring," and played the organ on Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone."

February 5, 1961: The Shirelles became the first black all-girl group to reach number one in the United States with "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow."
"Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" was the first hit written by Goffin and King They were signed to Don Kirshner's Aldon music, which along with the Brill building, was the center of the songwriting universe in the early 1960s. Kirshner assigned them to write a follow-up for the Shirelles' "Tonight's The Night," which reached Number 39. 
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February 5, 1977: "Here Come Those Tears Again" by Jackson Browne entered Billboard's Hot 100 at Number 64. It was the lead single from Browne's fourth album, The Pretender. 

February 5, 1983: Phil Collins had a US Top 10 hit when his cover of The Supremes'"You Can't Hurry Love" peaked at Number 10.

2006 Super Bowl
Rolling Stones

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