Today In Music
Fifty-five years ago today The Supremes recorded "Where Did Our Love Go." The song was their first No. 1 single. This version was ranked No' 472 on Rolling Stone 's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
In 1971 Chicago became the first rock group to sell out a week of shows at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
1975 - Aerosmith released "Toys in the Attic." and on the same day in 1979 - Aerosmith began their "Night In The Rut Tour" in Los Angeles, CA. April seems to be a good month for the band.
April 5,1994 Electrician Gary Smith who was working at Kurt Cobain's house in Seattle discovered Cobain's body lying on the floor in the greenhouse. Local radio station KXRX broke the news at 9.40am that the Nirvana singer and guitarist was dead. A shotgun was found next to Cobain's body. A suicide note was found that said, "I haven't felt the excitement of listening to as well as creating music, along with really writing . . . for too many years now". A high concentration of heroin and traces of Valium were also found in Cobain's body.