Welcome to The Time Tunnel, a time when life was full of ups and downs, and crazy turnarounds. No matter who you are, or where you were raised everyone has their story… good, fair, or not so good but my mission is to brighten your days with music and historical events that you may have forgotten.
On this day March 11
1991 Janet Jackson signs $40 Million 3 album deal with Virgin records.
Janet Jackson signed what is believed to be the most lucrative contract in the history of recording at the time. The then 24-year-old singer, songwriter and actress signed an exclusive contract with Virgin Records on 3/11/91.
Although the financial terms were not disclosed, the deal has been widely reported as yielding Ms. Jackson from $40 million and $50 million for three to five albums.
1957 Lynda Cheryl Smith known as Cheryl Lynn, R&B / pop singer was born.