Today in Music History
Today in music history. – this is what really interesting stuff happened on today’s date in music history for February 2.
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What happened today in music history:
1714: Composer Gottfried August Homilius was born.
1949: The first 45 RPM record was released.
1957: Fats Domino sang “Blueberry Hill” and “Blue Monday” on the “Perry Como Show” on television.
1959: The Coasters song, “Charlie Brown,” was released.
1973: NBC-TV debuted “Midnight Special.”
1978: Van Halen signed with Warner Brothers Records.
1993: Willie Nelson and the IRS settle their longstanding tax feud. The U.S. government kept $3.6 million in assets it had already seized and Nelson would have to pay $5.4 million of the $13.1 million balance.
2002: Britney Spears was the host and musical guest on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.”
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