Music History for

March 25


1699 - Composer Johann Adolph Hasse was born.

1784 - Composer Francois-Joseph Fetis was born.

1852 - Friedrich Hebbel's "Agnes Bernauer" premiered in Munich.

1881 - Composer Bela Bartok was born.

1931 - Hal Kemp and his orchestra recorded "Whistles" with Skinnay Ennis.

1960 - Roy Orbison recorded "Only the Lonely."

1961 - Elvis Presley performed his last live show for the next eight years in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The show raised $62,000 for the U.S.S. Arizona memorial fund.
Today in Elvis History

1963 - The Beach Boys released the album "Surfin' U.S.A."

1967 - The Who made its U.S. concert debut in New York.

1968 - The 58th and final episode of "The Monkees" TV show was aired.

1975 - The Jimi Hendrix live album "Band of Gypsys" was released.

1985 - Prince won an Oscar for Best Original Score for the soundtrack for the movie "Purple Rain."

1990 - Tommy Lee (Motley Crue) was arrested for allegedly exposing his buttocks during a concert in Augusta, GA.

1991 - Michael Jackson escorted Madonna to the Oscars.
Today in Michael Jackson History

1995 - Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam) was rescued after a riptide carried him 250 feet offshore in New Zealand.

2004 - In Georgia, the House of Representatives voted 134-0 to name a stretch of Interstate 85 for country music star Alan Jackson. The honor had already passed the Senate.

2015 - It was announced that Zayn Malik was leaving One Direction and that the group would continue as a four-piece.

2016 - The Rolling Stones played their first concert in Cuba.