Today in Music History
Today in music history. – this is what really interesting stuff happened on today’s date in music history for February 1.
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What happened today in music history:
1669: Composer Miquel Lopez was born.
1896: Puccini’s opera La Boh?me was first staged in Turin, Italy.
1939: Benny Goodman and his orchestra recorded “And the Angels Sing.” Martha Tilton was the vocalist on the song.
1956: The Rock and Roll Ice Revue opened at the Roxy Theater in New York City.
1963: Neil Young, at age 17, performed his first professional date at a country club in Winnipeg.
1975: Lisa Marie Presley met her favorite singer, Elton John, for her seventh birthday. The event was arranged by Elvis Presley.
1977: The film “Genesis in Concert” premiered in London.
1985: Glenn Frey (Eagles) appeared on an episode of “Miami Vice” on NBC-TV.
1988: The Cars disbanded.
2000: C.C. DeVille announced that he was leaving Poison. The band later convinced him to come back.
2002: Winona Ryder was charged with four felony counts that stemmed from her shoplifting arrest on December 12, 2001. She was charged with theft, burglary, vandalism and possession of a controlled substance.
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