Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1803: Composer Louis-Hector Berlioz was born.
1957: Jerry Lee Lewis secretly married his 13-year-old third cousin Myra Gale Brown. It was his third marriage.
1960: Aretha Franklin made her New York debut at the Village Vanguard.
1967: The NBC-TV special “Movin’ with Nancy Sinatra” aired.
1971: James Brown 32nd album, “Revolution of the Mind,” was released.
1972: James Brown was arrested after a show in Knoxville, TN, and charged with “disorderly conduct” after being accused of trying to incite a riot. The charges were dropped when Brown threatens to sue for $1 million.
1976: Bob Seger released his album “Night Moves”.
1985: The single “Superbowl Shuffle” by Chicago Bears Shufflin’ Crew was released.
1989: The musical “City of Angels” opened.
1997: Jewel, Sinead O’Connor and Emmylou Harris performed the Beatles’ “In My Life” together at the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo.
2001: Gene Simmons (KISS) did an interview with Matt Lauer on NBC’s “Today” to promote his book “Kiss and Make-Up.” The book was released for sale on December 4, 2001.
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