On This Day In Music History

In 2011, Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance at a tribute to Clarence Clemons at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, N.J. The boss played a 45 minute set to an intimate crowd of 400.

In 2013, U2 frontman, Bono received France’s highest cultural honor for his contribution to music and commitment to humanitarian causes when he was presented with the Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters by French Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti in Paris.

In 2019, Snow Patrol’s ballad ‘Chasing Cars’ was named the most-played song of the 21st Century on UK radio. Originally released in 2006, the lovestruck ballad never reached number 1 in the UK, but remained on the charts for more than three years.