1961 – Everly Brothers

May 19th, 1961

The Everly Brothers form the Calliope label, the first artist-owned label to be formed by a rock group.


1973: Paul Simon, “Kodachrome”
1978: Dire Straits, “Sultans Of Swing”


1958: Ritchie Valens, “Come On, Let’s Go”
1958: Peggy Lee, “Fever”
1960: The Drifters, “Save The Last Dance For Me”
1965: Elvis Presley, “Hard Luck”


1958: The original Broadway soundtrack to South Pacific hits #1
1962: Johnny Tillotson’s “It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'” enters the charts
1973: Stevie Wonder’s “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life” hits #1
1979: Supertramp’s Breakfast In America hits #1


1964: Roger Miller’s “King Of The Road” is certified gold
1969: The Beatles’ “Get Back” is certified gold

Source: about entertainment

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