Video: 'Setting Up The Studio For Randy Scouse Git [Studio Dialogue]'
(Thursday, March 2, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-12 midnight PST) — The Monkees began recording “Randy Scouse Git” and recorded “Band 6” today at Studio B, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees begin recording ‘Randy Scouse Git’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 2 1967)
Video: 'Strangers In The Night'
(Thursday, March 2, 1967, 8:00 p.m. EST) — Frank Sinatra’s “Strangers in the Night” was declared the Record of the Year won tonight at the 9th Annual Grammy Awards featuring simultaneous banquets at the New York Hilton Hotel and in Los Angeles, Nashville and Chicago. Continue reading Frank Sinatra wins six Grammys 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 2 1967)
Video: 'The Beatles - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Anthology 2 [Disc 2])'
(Thursday, March 2, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:30 a.m. GMT) — The Beatles finished recording “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London, adding Paul McCartney’s bass guitar, George Harrison’s lead guitar, John Lennon’s lead vocals and McCartney’s harmony. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 2 1967)
(Saturday, March 2, 1957) — “Love Is Strange” by Mickey & Sylvia peaked at #11 on today’s Billboard Most Played by Jockeys chart for two weeks.
Video: 'Why Puerto Ricans are U.S. Citizen'
(Friday, March 2, 1917) — Puerto Ricans were granted U.S. citizenship today as President Woodrow Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act. Continue reading Puerto Ricans granted U.S. citizenship 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 2 1917)
(Friday, March 2, 1877, 4:10 a.m. local time) — Just three days before his public inauguration, Republican presidential candidate Rutherford B. Hayes was declared the winner of the 1876 presidential election today, defeating the Democrat Samuel J. Tilden in one of the most disputed elections in American history. Continue reading Hayes declared winner in disputed 1876 presidential election this hour 140 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 2 1877)