March 20 – On this day in music

Events in music

  • 1982 Joan Jett & Blackhearts’ “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” goes #1 for 7 wks
  • 1991 Michael Jackson signs $65M 6 album deal with Sony records
  • 1995 Beatles song, “Baby It’s You”, with late John Lennon as lead singer, is released, 1st Fab Four single in more than 30 years

Birthdays in music

  • 1947 Carl Palmer, drummer (Asia, Emerson Lake & Palmer)
  • 1951 Jimmie Vaughan, American guitarist (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Dallas County, Texas
  • 1961 Slim Jim Phantom, [Jim Mcdonnell], rock drummer (Stray Cats)
  • 1976 Chester Bennington, American musician (Linkin Park)
  • 1982 Nick Wheeler, American guitarist (The All-American Rejects)

Weddings in music

  • 1969 Beatle John Lennon marries Yoko Ono in Gibraltar
  • 1970 Singer David Bowie (23) weds model Angie Bowie (20) at Bromley Register Office in Beckenham Lane, London
  • 1976 Rocker Alice Cooper (28) weds choreographer Sheryl Goddard in Acapulco, Mexico