Today in music history:
There were several significant events on this day between the years 1944 and 2005.
On this day in 1944 Jack Casady, future bassist for Jefferson Airplane/Starship and Hot Tuna is born in Washington, D.C.
On this day in 1962 The Beatles begin their now legendary stint at the new Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany. (Performing three to four hours a night for 48 days (with only one day off), the group racks up a total of 172 hours of performance.)
On this day in 1965 The Beatles score their first Grammy Awards, taking Best New Artist and Best Performance by a Vocal Group for “A Hard Day's Night.” (Record of the Year goes to "The Girl From Ipanema" by Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto.) Also on this day The Beatles are in the studio working on the song “Help!”