Monday, March 30, 2015

Calendar* Correction: U2 on Top of the Pops

Several websites claim that U2 appeared on the BBC-TV show Top of the Pops performing "Two Hearts Beat As One".  According to the book U2:  Into the Heart:  The Stories Behind Every Song by Niall Stokes, U2 recorded the show on March 30 for broadcast on March 31.

Prelude to The Top 500 Songs of the Rock Era*: Bread, with "Make It With You"

This 70's act had some of the most accomplished musicians on the market.  Bread recorded this big #1 hit in 1970...

Calendar* Correction: Jim Morrison Turns Himself in to FBI

Numerous websites report that Jim Morrison, lead singer of the Doors, turned himself in to FBI authorities in Los Angeles on April 3, 1969 after being sought for six counts of lewd behavior and public exposure stemming from a Miami, Florida concert in March.

This is incorrect.  The correct date that Morrison turned himself in is April 4, according to the official website of the Doors and the book Miami's Criminal Past Uncovered by Sergio Bustos and Luisa Yanez.