Today in Music History
Today in music history. – this is what really interesting stuff happened on today’s date in music history for December 21.
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What happened today in music history:
1810: Composer Ludwig Schuncke was born.
1955: LaVern Baker recorded “Jim Dandy”.
1967: The Rolling Stones album, “Their Satanic Majesties Request” was released.
1968: Janis Joplin gave her first solo performance in Memphis, TN.
1970: Elvis Presley went to the White House to volunteer his services to U.S. President Nixon on fighting the nation’s drug problems. He gave Nixon a chrome-plated Colt .45 and Tricky Dick gave Elvis a Narcotics Bureau badge.
1976: “Barry Manilow on Broadway” opened for a two-week run in New York.
1996: Tony Bennett was rushed to a hospital for an emergency operation for an erupted hernia. Bennett was just arriving at the White House for a holiday dinner with U.S. President and Mrs. Clinton when he fell ill.
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