Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1940: “Flinging a Wing-Ding” was recorded by Bob Chester.
1955: Judy Garland made her TV debut on the “Ford Star Jubilee” on CBS.
1968: The Vogues receive a gold record for “Turn Around Look at Me.”
1977: The first Elvis Presley convention took place in Memphis, TN.
1982: Prince’s “1999” single was released.
1988: Graham Parker opened a solo acoustic tour.
1989: Prince made an appearance on the 15-year anniversary of Saturday Night Live.
1993: Guns N’ Roses reached a settlement with their former drummer Steven Adler. Adler had been kicked out of the band for not kicking his heroin habit.
1998: Steven Adler was sentenced to 150 days in jail for two counts of battery and probation violation (from a 1997 conviction).
1998: Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) threw out the first pitch at the Expos-Cardinal game in St. Louis, MO.
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