Classic Hits History: February 7

guthriesClassic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:

In 1959, Buddy Holly’s funeral was held in Lubbock, TX.

In 1964, The Beatles arrived in New York to begin their first U.S. tour.

In 1979, The Clash kicked off their first American tour at the Berkeley Community Theatre outside San Francisco.

In 1979, Stephen Stills became the first rock performer to record on digital equipment in Los Angeles’ Record Plant Studio. He recorded a new version of the song “Cherokee.”

In 1986, The Rolling Stones shot the video for “Harlem Shuffle” in New York City.

In 1988, The TV mini-series “Elvis and Me” (based on Priscilla Presley’s book) began on ABC.