By Kristen Kurtis

1964 – Ringo Starr famously tells the other Beatles after a long day of filming their first movie that it’s been “a hard day’s night.” John Lennon turns the phrase into a song, and the movie title is changed from Beatlemania! to A Hard Day’s Night.

1968 – Aretha Franklin records “Think.”

1971 – The Beatles win their only Oscar, taking Best Original Song for their movie Let It Be.

1972 – Billy Joel plays a concert at Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia which is broadcast by the local radio station WMMR. After the show, the station puts …read more