1940 - A year in radio, a legal dispute between the two entities forces all US radio stations to stop playing music licensed by ASCAP (The American Society of Publishers and Composers) for a full ten months. So what kind of music did the stations play then, we’ll find out.
1968 - Billboard magazine has been around for some time but on this year for the first time, it reports that the US total music sales have topped how much. This will be interesting as by now the music industry was now more into (lets see how much money we can make, than rather, let’s see how much talent there really is.)
1970 - Paul McCartney officially sues the other members of the Beatles for a legal dissolution of their “partnership” effectively breaking up the band, but wait who was the Beatle that was the first to leave permanently and who were the Beatles that had quit temporarily. We’ll find out!
1968 - Known to many the fabricated group the Monkees had their share of problems. Once the people found out that they didn’t play their own instruments, the band decided to learn them, still time had taken it’s toll and the band began to dissolve. Who was the first Monkee to quit the band? We’ll find out, who and how much it cost him to leave the band.
1963 - At 12:50pm New Yorks WMCA become the first station in the US to play the Beatles “I Wanna Hold Your Hand,” officially kicking off the American Beatle mania craze. Across town, WABC plays the song an hour later. Do you think this is true? We’re gonna find out the answers to this and other questions on the Little Red Roosters Oldies Calendar. - See more at: http://www.kwmc1490.com/little-red-rooster.html#sthash.bZaStnku.dpuf