Video: 'The Doors Back Door Man "40th Anniversary Edition"'
(Thursday, September 22, 1966) — The Doors (Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore) complete the recording of “Back Door Man” and “The Crystal Ship” for their debut album today at Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood. Continue reading The Doors finish recording ‘Back Door Man’ and ‘The Crystal Ship’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 22 1966)
(Saturday, September 22, 1956) — “The Fool” by Sanford Clark peaked at #7 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for two weeks.
Video: ‘Nathan Hale, American Spy… What His Sacrifice Means on Our Independence Day’
(Sunday, September 22, 1776, 11:00 a.m. local time; during the American Revolutionary War and the American Revolution) — Nathan Hale, a 21-year-old American soldier and spy for the Continental Army, was executed this morning without trial one day after being captured by the British in New York City.
His last words before being hanged were purported to be “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”