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is born in Wichita, Kansas, USA. Nicknamed 'The Queen of the Ivories', she will score many jukebox
hits as a vocalist and pianist in the 40s, and will work regularly with Louis Jordan
A feature in Variety magazine reports that jukeboxes
are now taking in almost $150m a year in the USA.
A feature in Billboard
magazine reports that jukeboxes
have become the foremost influence on the buying habits of record purchasers.
introduces a new type of jukebox
, the V-200 Dual Music System, which can hold 100 singles and EPs.
dies of cancer in New York City, USA. Nicknamed 'the Queen of the Ivories', she scored many jukebox
hits as a vocalist and pianist in the 40s, and worked regularly with Louis Jordan
, with producer Owen Bradley
, records Jealousy, Three Ways (To Love You), I Heard The Jukebox
Playing, A Wedding Ring Ago, Touch And Go Heart and Searching (For Someone Like You), in Columbia Recording Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
, with producer Owen Bradley
, records Repenting, She's No Angel, I Can't Help Wondering, I Gave My Wedding Dress Away, I Don't Claim To Be An Angel and The Lonely Side Of Town, in Columbia Recording Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
The New York Mirror runs a feature highlighting how, back in 1958, the syndicate (aka The Mafia) was prevented from taking control of the entire juke box
industry in the New York area by the defiance of union executive Charles Lichtman, who refused to be intimidated by mafia threats of violence.
Music trade magazine Billboard
in the USA reports that The Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation of Chicago, Illinois, USA, has recently made a new product line - stereo mini-LPs in a 7" format - available. The discs, featuring three tracks per side, are 'abbreviated' versions of existing 12" LPs, are intended to be played on the latest Rock-Ola model 418-SA jukebox
. Artists in the initial release include Roy Orbison
, Peter Paul And Mary, Ray Charles
, The New Christy Minstrels, Barbra Streisand
and Floyd Cramer
release a jukebox
version of their single Twist And Shout / Misery on Parlophon Records in Italy, Europe.
On this date there are 758 phonograph machines licenced in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, an increase of 20 over the previous year.
Alabama reach No1 on the Billboard
Hot Country Singles chart in the USA with Jukebox
in My Mind.
reaches No1 on the Billboard
Country singles chart in the USA with Don't Rock The Juk ebox
the lead single from the album of the same name. The song will win the ASCAP award for Country Song of the Year in 1992.
Having spent his final weeks on a life support system, Jerry Nolan, drummer of the New York Dolls
, dies at St. Vincent
's Hospital, New York City, USA. While being treated for meningitis and pneumonia, Nolan had suffered a stroke and went into a coma from which he never recovered.
With A Country Song by Doug Stone reaches No1 on the Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA.
The 56th Grammy Awards
are held in The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. Daft Punk
score for best album with Randon Access Memories, and single Get Lucky. Royals by Lorde
is Song Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance while Bruno Mars
scoops Best Pop Vocal Album with Unorthodox Jukebox
. Best Alternative Music Album is Modern Vampires Of The City by Vampire Weekend
, and Best Blues Album is Get Up! by Ben Harper
with Charlie Musselwhite. Paul McCartney
and Ringo Starr
a given a Lifetime Achievement Grammy, and perform live together. Attending the event are Beyonce
, Pink, Taylor Swift
, Katy Perry
, Stevie Wonder
, Pharrell Williams
and many more. Rolling Stone magazine features the Full list of winners
plays in The Cricket Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs, Kansas, USA, with special guests Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett and Jukebox