March 29 – Today in Music History

1963 The Shadows had their fifth and final UK No.1 single with ‘Foot Tapper.’

1969 Blood Sweat & Tears at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Blood Sweat & Tears’

1971 Dawn at No.1 in Australia with ‘Knock Three Times’

1975 Labelle at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Lady Marmalade’

1981 Shakin’ Stevens at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘This Ole House’

1986 Falco at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Rock Me Amadeus’

1986 Cliff Richard and The Young Ones at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Living Doll’

2014 Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones at No.1 on the UK chart with ‘I Got U’

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1964 The Hollies, the Dave Clark Five, The Kinks and The Mojos appeared at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England

1967 The Rolling Stones appeared at the Bremen-Stadthalle in Germany

1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Black Sabbath, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Curved Air, J.J. Jackson’s Dilemma, Shy Limbs, Spontaneous Music Ensemble, Sunflower Brass Band and Toe Fat appeared at the London Free Easter Festival in Bethnal Green, London, England

1976 Neil Young performed at the Hammersmith Odeon in London

1978 David Bowie played at San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, California

1983 U2 appeared at Hammersmith Palais in London.

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