Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1653: Composer Johann Pachelbel was born.
1956: Elvis Presley shared his success with his family by purchasing his mother a pink Cadillac.
1967: Boz Scaggs joined the Steve Miller Band.
1977: Blondie signed its first major record company contract with Chrysalis.
1979: INXS made their live debut in Sydney, Australia.
1983: Mick Jones was fired from the Clash by Paul Simonon and Joe Strummer.
1987: Mick Jagger’s “Let’s Work” single was released.
1992: Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, organized a relief project for victims of Hurricane Andrew in Miami.
1995: Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum was opened with a seven-hour concert with dozens of stars.
1998: Ian Gillan (Deep Purple) was charged with assault and battery for allegedly hitting a security guard in the head with a microphone during a concert in August.
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