On This Day March 4
1967 – “Ruby Tuesday,” by The Rolling Stones, spends a week as the No. 1 single. Brian Jones plays recorder while the double bass is played jointly by bassist Bill Wyman pressing the strings against the fingerboard and Keith Richards bowing the strings.
1925 – The second inauguration of U.S. President Calvin Coolidge is the first to be nationally broadcast. More than 20 radio stations carry the event to an estimated 23 million listeners, including many children whose school auditoriums were specially equipped with speakers.
Own a Piece of This Day
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (Violin Concertos)
Itzhak Perlman with the London and Israel Philharmonic Orchestras