This Day in Music
2001 - Rockabilly singer Malcolm Yelvington dies of heart failure in Memphis at the age of 82. Yelvington recorded for Sam Phillips' Sun Records in the early '50s; his label debut, "Drinkin' Wi2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of Spaghetti."
2001 - Steely Dan, U2, Eminem and Faith Hill each win three Grammy wins at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
2001 - English vocalist Ronnie Hilton, who scored 18 U.K. top-30 hits between 1954 and 1965, dies in Hailsham, England after a lengthy illness. He is 75. In 1956, Hilton's chart-topper "No Other Love" prevented Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" from reaching No. 1 in the U.K.
2001 - Rockabilly singer Malcolm Yelvington dies of heart failure in Memphis at the age of 82. Yelvington recorded for Sam Phillips' Sun Records in the early '50s; his label debut, "Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee," was released at the same time as Elvis Presley's bow for Sun.
1995 - For the first time in seven years, Bruce Springsteen performs live with the E Street Band in a New York City nightclub for a video for Jonathan Demme's film "Murder Incorporated."
1992 - Singer Jane Pickens Langley Hoving dies of heart failure in Newport, R.I. She was the lead vocalist of the 1930s music trio the Pickens Sisters.
1982 - Disc jockey Murray "The K" Kaufman dies of cancer. Age 60.
1980 - Vocalist Bon Scott of AC/DC falls unconscious and dies in a friend's car after an all-night drinking bout.
1975 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Pick Up the Pieces," Average White Band.
1965 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "This Diamond Ring," Gary Lewis and the Playboys. Lewis is the son of comedian Jerry Lewis.
1958 - The very first Gibson model Flying V guitar is shipped from a factory in Kalamazoo, Mich.
1958 - Singer and songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter is born in Princeton, N.J.
1954 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Secret Love," Doris Day.
1943 - Producer and executive David Geffen is born in Brooklyn, N.Y. Geffen, who graduates from high school in the bottom ten percent of his class and later drops out of two different colleges, forms Geffen Records in 1980.