Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1782: Composer John Field was born.
1863: Composer Joseph Wihtol was born.
1942: Judy Garland and Gene Kelly to record “For Me and My Gal.”
1968: John Lennon and Paul McCartney completed the song “Hey Jude.”
1969: The Rolling Stones released the album “Beggar’s Banquet.”
1984: Prince’s movie “Purple Rain” premiered in Hollywood, CA.
1992: Paul Stanley (KISS) and Pamela Bowen were married.
2000: A U.S. federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against Napster, Inc. The injunction had been requested by the Recording Industry of Association of America (RIAA). The website was ordered to cease trade in music covered by RIAA member copyrights by midnight July 28, 2000.
2000: The Beastie Boys postponed their tour with Rage Against the Machine due to Mike D.’s shoulder injury incurred July 22 in a bicycle accident.
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