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On This Date 4-18-14


This Day in History 4/18/14



Music & Events Thru-out The Years On April 18th
1971…ABC TV Aired The Diana Ross Special, Diana!...The Jackson Five And Bill Cosby Were Here Guests

1996…Bernard Edwards…Bassist And Producer From Chic…Died From Pneumonia In A Tokyo Hotel Room After Telling People He Wasn’t Feeling Well…He Also Produced Records By ABC, Rod Stewart, Walter Murphy And The Big Apple Band And Power Station…Bernard Edwards Was 43

2004…VH 1’s Divas Special Took Place In Las Vegas…Jessica Simpson Was The Headliner Along With Patti Labelle, Ashanti, Gladys Knight, Kylie Minogue, Cyndi Lauper And Joss Stone

1978…The Movie FM, With Music By Steely Dan,Boston, Linda Ronstadt, Jimmy Buffett, The Doobie Bros., Bob Seger And Others, Opened Nationwide…It Starred Martin Mull And Was About Disc Jockeys That Went On Strike Against A Revenue Hungry Corporation

2010…At The CMA’s In Las Vegas, Carrie Underwood Made History When She Became The First Woman To Be Named Country Music Entertainer Of The Year Twice

1975…John Lennon Released The Single Stand By Me In England…It Was His Last Hit Before His 5 Year Retirement From The Music Biz

2008:  Billy Joel Was In Concert At Mellon Arena

1987…Aretha Franklin And George Michael Had The #1 Single With I Knew You Were Waiting…It Stayed At The Top For 2 Weeks…Aretha’s First #1 Was Respect In ‘67

1992…Def Leppard’s Album “Adrenalize” Entered The U.S Charts At #1 And Stayed There For 5 Weeks…It Was Their First Lp Following The Death Of Guitarist Steve Clark And Featured Let’s Get Rocked



1. Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Diana Ross

2. Some Like It Hot
Power Station

3. Can't Get You Out of My Head
Kylie Minogue

4. More Than a Feeling

5. Before He Cheats
Carrie Underwood

6. Stand By Me
John Lennon

7. My Life
Billy Joel

8. I Knew You Were Waiting for Me
Aretha Franklin/George Michael

9. Let's Get Rocked
Def Leppard











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Topics : Entertainment_Culture
Locations : Boston
People : Billy JoelCarrie UnderwoodGeorge MichaelKylie Minogue