Jamming Through The Decade

  • Period: to

    Jamming Through The Decade

  • Elvis First Recording

    Elvis First Recording
    On January 10, 1956, Presley made his first recordings for RCA in Nashvill.
  • Beatles Performance at Shea

    Beatles Performance at Shea
    The Shea Stadium concert on August 15 was record breaking and one of the most famous concert events of its era. It set records for attendance and revenue generation. Promoter Sid Bernstein said, "Over 55,000 people saw the Beatles at Shea Stadium. They took $304,000, the greatest gross ever in the history of show business." This demonstrated that outdoor concerts on a large scale could be successful and profitable.
  • Jackson 5 on the Ed Sullivan Show

    Jackson 5 on the Ed Sullivan Show
    n May 10, 1970 The Jackson 5 returned to New York to appear for a second time on The Ed Sullivan Show. Motown executive Suzanne DePasse styled them in colorful outfits: bell bottoms, fringed suede vests and platform shoes. They came on stage and sang two of their hits “I Want You Back” and "ABC.” The group’s performance was well coordinated, polished and packed with energy. Before closing that evening’s appearance with “The Love You Save."
  • Thriller Music Video Release

    Thriller Music Video Release
    Michael Jackson's Thriller is a 14-minute music video for the song of the same name released on December 2, 1983 and directed by John Landis, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Jackson. Voted as the most influential pop music video of all time, proved to have a profound effect on popular culture, and was named "a watershed moment for the [music] industry" for its unprecedented merging of filmmaking and music. Guinness World Records listed it in 2006 as the "most success
  • Tupac's Death

    Tupac's Death
    Sempetember 7th 1996, Tupac was shot in killed in Las Vegas Nevada.
  • Biggie Smalls Death

    Biggie Smalls Death
    On March 5th 1997 Biggie Smalls was shot and killed in L.A. California.
  • The Carter 3 release

    The Carter 3 release
    Tha Carter III is the sixth studio album by American rapper Lil Wayne, released June 10, 2008 on Cash Money Records. It follows a long string of mixtape releases and guest appearances on other hip hop and R&B artists records, helping to increase his exposure in the mainstream. The album's cover art features a baby picture of Wayne and is similar to covers of hip hop albums such as Illmatic and Ready to Die . Tha Carter III became one of the most succeful albums ever.