This Day in Music History

15 Aug 2009

todayAugust 15, 2022

Background

U2’s first UK gig on their current tour broke the attendance record for a Wembley Stadium concert. Over 88,000 people attended the show.

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14 Aug 1985

Michael Jackson takes control of the Beatles’ publishing rights It was during their collaboration on 1983’s “Say Say Say” that former Beatle Paul McCartney is said to have advised King of Pop Michael Jackson to invest some of his enormous wealth in music publishing. It was sound financial advice that McCartney may have come to regret giving on August 14, 1985, when Michael Jackson purchased the publishing rights to the […]

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