Classic Hits History: February 8

guthriesClassic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:

In 1956, Buddy Holly signed a recording contract with Decca Records.

In 1964, The publisher of the song “Louie Louie” offered $1,000 to anyone would could find suggestive lyrics in the song.

In 1965, The Supremes’ “Stop in the Name Of Love” was released.

In 1972, The official Beatles Fan Club disbanded.

In 1980, In London, David Bowie and his wife Angie were divorced after almost ten years of marriage.

In 1988, ┬áThe Who performed at the British Phonographic Industry awards ceremony. They received an award for their “Outstanding Contribution to British Music. This would be the last time Kenney Jones played with the band.