This Day in Music History: The Beatles’ first single is released, Led Zeppelin release III
1962 – Parlophone releases the first Beatles single, “Love Me Do.” The song gets its first radio spin that same day on Radio Luxembourg.
1966 – Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, and Noel Redding play together for the first time, and just like that, The Jimi Hendrix Experience forms in London.
1970 – Led Zeppelin III is released in the US.
1975 – Original Wailers members Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer play together for the last time at the Wonder Dream Concert, which is a benefit organized by Stevie Wonder in Kingston, Jamaica.
1999 – After breaking up in 1983, The Who reform when Roger Daltrey announces that they will play a concert in Las Vegas.
1999 – Paul McCartney releases Run Devil Run in the US.
2007 – A federal jury finds a Minnesota woman guilty of online music file sharing through the public service KaZaa and fines her $220,000.
2011 – The Martin Scorsese documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World premieres on HBO.
2012 – Adele releases her theme to Skyfall, the 23rd film in the James Bond series. The song, written by Adele and her songwriting partner Paul Epworth, features a 77-piece backing orchestra.