1964 – Bob Dylan performs a Halloween concert at New York’s Philharmonic Hall. CBS is recording the show for a possible live album. Dylan shows off a new composition called “Advice to Geraldine on Her Miscellaneous Birthday.”
1964 – It’s the second day of filming of The T.A.M.I. Show at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. The performances of the Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Gerry & the Pacemakers, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas, Jan & Dean, the Supremes, Lesley Gore, and the […]
1964 – The T.A.M.I. Show is filmed in Santa Monica, Calif., over the next two days. The concert movie features Chuck Berry, the Beach Boys, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Marvin Gaye, Jan & Dean, the Supremes, the Rolling Stones, and a smoking performance by James Brown. Keen-eyed viewers will spot actress Teri Garr and […]
1964 – German techno geezer Sven Vath is born in Offenbach. He ruined the genre forever by making albums about harlequins. Respect. Sven Väth (born 26 October 1964 near Frankfurt, Germany) is a DJ who has produced a large body of work since his career began in 1982. He was also one of the founders […]
1964 – The Beatles spend their last day recording tracks for the album Beatles for Sale. Their rockabilly hero Carl Perkins visits them in the studio.
1964 – The High Numbers fail an audition with the record company EMI. The band would become better known as the Who.
1964 – The Rolling Stones play Paris for the first time. The gig ends with the now-traditional riot, in which 150 people are arrested.
1964 – James George “Soni” Sonefeld, drummer for the band Hootie & The Blowfish, is born in Lansing, Michigan.
1964 – Bluesman Howlin’ Wolf kicks off the first day of a five-day American Negro Blues Festival in England. Also performing are Willie Dixon, Lightnin’ Hopkins, and Sonny Boy Williamson.
1964 – Taking a day off from their British tour The Beatles go into the studio and complete the recording of six
1964 – Taking a day off from their British tour The Beatles go into the studio and complete the recording of six album tracks and the A-side of their next single: ‘I Feel Fine’. They also complete ‘Eight Days a Week’, ‘Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey Hey’, ’Mr. Moonlight’, ‘I’ll Follow the Sun’, ‘Everybody’s Trying to Be […]