On This Day: August 27th

August 27th has been a historical day over the years in the music industry.

In 1965 on this day, Elvis Presley hosted The Beatles at his in Bel-Air home in California.

In 1970 Jimi Hendrix recorded “Slow Blues” at Electric Lady Studios in New York City. It was his last studio recording.

In 1990, a tragic helicopter crash took the lives of four members of Eric Clapton’s band, including Stevie Ray Vaughan.

In 2012, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis released their single “Thriftshop.”

For more music facts on this day in history, visit OnThisDay.com.

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