Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1582: Composer Thomas Simpson was born.
1866: Composer Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto Busoni was born.
1956: Elvis Presley filmed his first Hollywood screen test.
1961: Troy Shondell recorded “This Time.”
1964: John Lennon was reunited with his father after 17 years.
1969: The Beach Boys announced that they were suing their record company for over $2 million in royalties. They also announced that they were starting a new record label called Brothers Records.
1976: Jimmy Buffett’s “Margaritaville” was released.
1977: Elvis Presley was admitted to a Memphis hospital due to fatigue and intestinal flu. He stayed in the hospital for six days.
1979: The Who released the album “The Kids Are Alright.”
1984: Marvin Gaye, at the age of 44, was killed by his father . Gaye’s father received probation after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter.
1985: The “We Are the World” album was released.
1991: Rod Stewart was surprised onstage by Elton John, who was wearing a dress.
1998: Rozz Williams hanged himself.
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