Today in Music History – July 21

1969 The Beatles start recording ‘Come Together’  by John Lennon at Abbey Road studios in London.

 

1973 ‘Bad, Bad Leroy Brown’ by Jim Croce starts a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart.  Tragically Croce is killed in a plane crash three months later.

 

1977 The Sex Pistols make their first appearance on the UK music show Top Of The Pops, where they lip-synch to their third single, ‘Pretty Vacant‘.

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1987, Guns N’ Roses release their debut album on Geffen Records: Appetite For Destruction.  The album becomes the best-selling debut album of all time in the US. The first single is ‘Welcome to the Jungle’.

 

Sources: This Day in Music.com; Wikipedia

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