On This Day: July 8

July 8th, 2024 by Liz Kosik

by Liz Kosik ’25

1. 1969: The Beatles recorded “Here Comes the Sun” at Abbey Road Studios.

2. 1972: Bill Withers’ hit single “Lean on Me” reached the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

3. 1995: Jerry Garcia performed his final concert with the Grateful Dead at Soldier Field in Chicago.

4. 2003: Beyoncé’s debut solo album “Dangerously in Love” debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.

5. 2011: Amy Winehouse gave her final performance at the Kalemegdan Park in Belgrade, Serbia.

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