While appearing on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon recently, Adam Levine and Jimmy face off on musical impressions and the results are fantastic. Watch below as the two impersonate Frank Sinatra, Eddie Vedder, Michael Jackson and more.
This Day in Music History — September 4
1952 : Gladys Knight & The Pips form at a birthday party for her brother Bubba.
1965 : While The Who shop for a guard dog, their van and $10,000 worth of equipment is stolen.
1982 : Frank Zappa’s single “Valley Girl” reaches #32 on the US Billboard Hot 100. This marks the sole time Zappa charted in the Top-40 in the United States, despite being an international hit abroad and producing a career total of 62 albums in his lifetime.
2002 : Kelly Clarkson beats Justin Guarini to become the first winner of American Idol.
2007 : The Bob Dylan “biographical” movie, I’m Not There: Suppositions On A Film Concern Dylan, premieres at the Venice (Italy) Film Festival.
This Day in Music History — August 28
1960 : A 17-year-old Barry White completes his four-month prison term for stealing 300 tires from a Cadillac dealership. Having heard Elvis sing “It’s Now Or Never” in prison, he leaves determined to make music his life.
1963 : Martin Luther King delivers his famous “I Have A Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. The music connection: Peter, Paul and Mary play their hit version of Bob Dylan’s Blowin’ In The Wind before King speaks.
1986 : Tina Turner receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1986 : The anti-corporate-pollution benefit concert Get Tough On Toxics is held in Long Beach, CA, featuring members of Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, and Neil Young.
2009 : DJ AM (real name Adam Goldstein) is found dead in his New York city apartment. This came nearly a year after AM and friend Travis Barker survived a fatal plane crash that claimed the lives of 4 others.