This Day In Music: February 23rd

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On This Day in Music in 1979, Dire Straits kick off their first American tour at the Paradise Club in Boston.

The year is 1989, and the place is Atlanta. Isaac Hayes is jailed for non-payment of nearly $350,000.00 in child support and alimony.

We jump to 2002, Miami Beach. The Bee Gees make their final concert appearance.

It’s 2003 and we’re at the Grammys.
You can bet Ravi Shankar is a proud papa, as his daughter, Norah Jones, is the toast of the town.
Despite some very tough competition, Nora wins every Grammy she is nominated for: Best New Artist, Best Female Pop Vocal, and Best Pop Vocal.
Come Away With Me wins Album Of The Year, and the single “Don’t Know Why” takes Record Of The Year honors.

Just a few of the notes from February 23rd, and This Day In Music.

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