Classic Hits History: December 22

guthriesClassic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:

In 1968, Eric Burdon left the Animals

In 1981, A rock ‘n’ roll auction in London sold a letter of introduction from Buddy Holly to Decca Records for $2,000. John and Cynthia Lennon’s marriage certificate was sold for $850 and an autographed program from the world premiere of the Beatles film “Help!” brought in $2,100.

In 1984, CBS Records announced the upcoming release of Mick Jagger’s first solo album, set for February, 1985. The album was titled “She’s the Boss.”