Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1865: Composer Paul Dukas was born.
1903: Pianist Vladmir Horowitz was born in Berdichev, Russia.
1928: Ben Pollack and his band recorded “Forever.” The band included Benny Goodman and Jack Teagarden.
1966: “I Love My Dog” was released by Cat Stevens.
1967: The BBC aired Radio One for the first time.
1970: Curtis Mayfield left the Impressions for a solo career.
1975: Al Jackson (MG’s) was shot and killed by an intruder at the age of 39.
1980: “One Trick Pony,” the semi-autobiographical film of Paul Simon, premiered in New York City.
1991: The white crystal-beaded glove worn by Michael Jackson was stolen from the Motown Museum in Detroit. M.C. Hammer offered a $50,000 reward for its return
1995: Nearly $1 million was raised at the Farm Aid concert in Louisville, KY. The musicians that performed were Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Hootie and the Blowfish, and The Dave Matthews Band.
1998: John Fogerty received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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