Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1918: Enrico Caruso recorded “Over There” written by George M. Cohan.
1959: Joan Baez made her first recording. It was a duet with Bob Gibson which was recorded live at the Newport Folk Festival.
1967: Kenny Rogers formed The First Edition. Rogers had left the New Christy Minstrels.
1970: The Who’s “Summertime Blues” was released.
1995: Mike Mills (R.E.M.) underwent emergency intestinal surgery in Germany. Seven shows of R.E.M.’s European tour had to be cancelled.
1998: MTV premiered the special “Beastiography,” a profile of the Beastie Boys.
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