2005 – Dozens of artists perform on stages around … Read more

2005 – Dozens of artists perform on stages around …

2005 – Dozens of artists perform on stages around the world during Bob Geldof’s Live 8 concerts. In the United States, those not attending the show in Philadelphia, can catch everything from highlights to entire regional concerts via television, online, satellite radio and mobile broadcasts. The massive global initiative is spearheaded by Live Aid organizer […]

1954 – Elvis Presley signs his first recording con… Read more

1954 – Elvis Presley signs his first recording con…

1954 – Elvis Presley signs his first recording contract (Sun Records) and quits his job as a truck driver. The session took place in the famous Sun Studio in Memphis, Tenn., where Elvis was accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black. Presley’s recording session wasn’t noteworthy until he began to fool around, playing […]