February 20th: On this Day
1958: ‘The Big Gold Record Stars’ six-day tour of Florida begins, featuring Bill Haley and his Comets, The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly & The Crickets, Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmie Rodgers.
1959: A 16-year-old Jimi Hendrix makes his stage playing a show at the Temple De Hirsch Sinai synagogue in Seattle
1963: The Beatles drive tirelessly through the night from Liverpool to London to appear on the live lunchtime BBC radio program “Parade of the Pops.”
1976: All four members of KISS have their footprints imprinted on the pavement outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
1977: Steve Wonder wins Grammy Awards for Best album with ‘Songs In The Key Of Life’, and Best Vocal performance for ‘I Wish.’
1980: AC/DC singer Bon Scott is pronounced dead upon arrival at a London hospital after a heavy night’s drinking.
1991: Bob Dylan is awarded a lifetime achievement award at the 33rd annual Grammy’ Awards.