On This Day, July 5
1934 - "Love in Bloom", by Bing Crosby with Irving Aaronson’s orchestra, was recorded.
1954 - Elvis Presley's first commercial recording session took place in Memphis, TN. He recorded "That's All Right (Mama)" and "Blue Moon of Kentucky."
1958 - Ray Charles' performance at the Newport Jazz Festival was recorded for a live album.
1969 - The Rolling Stones gave a free concert for 250,000 fans in London's Hyde Park to introduce Mick Taylor as their new guitarist.
1975 - Bad Company's "Feel Like Making Love" was released.
1978 - The EMI record pressing plant in Britain stopped printing the Rolling Stones album cover for "Some Girls" due to complaints from celebrities.
1980 - Bauhaus' farewell concert took place in London.
2002 - Jimi Hendrix's family won an injuntion against a New York-based music production company from releasing recordings that Hendrix had performed.
1928 - Warren Oates
1936 - Shirley Knight
1951 - Huey Lewis
1963 - Edie Falco