Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1945: Erskine Hawkins recorded “Tippin In” for Victor Records with the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra.
1949: Vinyl records were introduced by RCA (45 rpm) and Columbia (33.3 rpm).
1978: Howlin’ Wolf died following brain surgery in Chicago.
1981: The Gilbert and Sullivan musical “The Pirates of Penzance” opened at Broadway’s Uris Theatre, starring Linda Ronstadt and Rex Smith.
1987: Madhouse’s first album entitled “8” was released.
2003: George Strait was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, TX.
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