April 26 in Music History: Studio 54 opens, X releases Los Angeles - WXPN | Vinyl At Heart

1962 – Sam Cooke records “Having A Party” and “Bring It On Home To Me.”

1964 – The Beatles attend Roy Orbison’s belated 28th birthday party in London.

1969 – Led Zeppelin plays “Whole Lotta Love” in concert for the first time during the second of two nights at The Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, California.

1977 – Studio 54 opens in New York.


1978 – Ringo Starr’s TV special Ringo airs on NBC. It is the musical version of “The Prince and the Pauper.”

1980 – X releases their debut album, Los Angeles.

2005 – Bruce Springsteen releases Devils & Dust.

Information for this post was gathered from This Day in Music, The Music History Calendar, On This Day, and Wikipedia.

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