On this day in 1967, Aretha Franklin recorded her first Top 10 pop hit, (I Never Loved A Man) The Way That I Love You, at a tumultuous session at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, where her husband got into an altercation with one of the session musicians.
On this day in 1969, Elvis Presley recorded Suspicious Minds at American Sound, a small studio in Memphis. The song would prove a huge comeback hit for Elvis and give him his last No.1 in America.
On this day in 1931, soul sensation Sam Cooke was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Check out the new Apple movie One Night In Miami to see a star-making performance by Leslie Odom Jr as the late singer.
On this day in 1957, Chuck Berry recorded the classic School Days (sometimes titled as School Day). It was released by Chess Records as a single in March and on the LP After School Session two months later.