Charlie's 80s Blog

This Day In Music, June 6th

On this day in 1982: Tom Petty, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks and Jackson Browne all appeared at The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California to a crowd of 85,000 fans at the six hour Peace Sunday, We Have A Dream antinuclear concert. Dylan was joined onstage with Joan Baez and sang with her on ‘Blowin’ In The Wind’ and ‘With God On Our Side.’ The show was partly broadcast on ABC TV’s Entertainment Tonight program on the same day.

On this day in 1987: Whitney Houston scored her second U.K. #1 single with ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)’. It reached #1 in over a dozen other countries and won a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1988.

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