Video: 'Hey, Hey It's The Monkees'
(Monday February 17, 1997, 8:00 p.m. EST) — Hey, Hey, It’s the Monkees, a one-hour comedy special televised featuring what would turn out to be the last appearance of all four of the original Monkees (Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, and Peter Tork), premiered tonight on the ABC Network. Continue reading The Monkees reunite for ‘Hey, Hey, It’s the Monkees’ TV special 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 17 1997)
Video: 'The Beatles - Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! [Takes 1 And 2] (Anthology 2 [Disc 2])'
(Friday, February 17, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:00 a.m. GMT) — The Beatles began recording John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!” tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London, recording the first seven takes of the song, which was based on a poster advertising Pablo Fanques’ Fair Lennon had purchased at an antique shop. Continue reading The Beatles begin recording ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 17 1967)
Video: 'Buffalo Springfield-For What Its Worth'
(Friday, February 17, 1967) — Buffalo Springfield performed “For What It’s Worth” today for the Feb. 26 1967 edition of the CBS television variety show The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Continue reading Buffalo Springfield tape appearance for ‘The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 17 1967)