Classic Hits History: January 20

guthriesToday in Wings Classic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:

In 1958, Elvis Presley got his orders to report to duty from the U.S. Army. He was allowed a 60-day deferment so he could finish the film “King Creole.”

In 1964, The album “Meet the Beatles” was released in the U.S. on Capitol Records.

In 1965, The Rolling Stones and the Kinks made their first appearance on ABC-TV’s “Shindig!”

In 1969, Elvis Presley recorded “In the Ghetto” and “Suspicious Minds.” It was the first time he had recorded in Memphis since 1956.

In 1974, Stevie Wonder played his first show after an auto accident that almost took his life five months earlier.

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