Today in Music History: The Supremes Record Their First Number One Hit

The Supremes
The Supremes (Wikimedia Commons/CBS Television)

History Highlight:

Today in 1964, The Supremes recorded "Where Did Our Love Go" at Motown Studios in Detroit. The song would become the first of their five US number one singles.

Also, Today In:

1977 - The Damned were among the first British punk outfits to perform in America when they played New York's legendary CBGB's.

1998 - Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood and 10 other passengers were rescued from a boat off the coast of Brazil after the engine caught fire.

2008 - Led Zeppelin topped the list of Classic Rock magazine's "Best Live Acts Of All Time". The Who were voted in at No.2 and AC/DC at No.3.


Ezra Koenig, singer for Vampire Weekend, is 30 today.