The original Broadway production of the musical “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” starring Nell Carter, André De Shields, and Charlaine Woodard, opened at New York’s Longacre Theatre for 1604 performances.
|Adam and the Ants were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Stand And Deliver.’ The song enjoyed a five-week run at No.1.|
David Bowie’s latest video, which starred Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard, was temporarily pulled from YouTube over its graphic content. “The Next Day” featured heavy religious imagery, including Cotillard bleeding from stigmata marks. The video sees Bowie performing in a basement bar, surrounded by religious figures, while Oldman, dressed as a priest, punches a beggar before dancing with a prostitute, played by Oscar-winner Cotillard. YouTube admitted making the “wrong call” in removing the video, and reinstated it with an adult content warning.
Actress (Glen or Glenda)/songwriter (Rock-A-Hula Baby) Dolores Fuller died at age 88.
Little Richard died.
Telegraph.co.uk–May 9, 2020Little Richard interview: ‘If I had been white, there never would have been an Elvis Presley‘. In this interview from 1999, the late rock’n’roll star …Little Richard, ‘Queen of Rock’n’roll’, dies at 87
In-Depth–The Times–May 9, 2020
Blogger Nina Notes: Elvis Presley recorded a Little Richard song that allowed him to quit his day job and start his own recording career.