Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1940: Johnny Longs orchestra recorded the classic, “A Shanty in Old Shanty Town.”
1953: Luigi Vena sang “Ave Maria” at the wedding of U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Lee Bouvier.
1966: The Beatles received a gold record for “Yellow Submarine.”
1970: “Josie and the Pussycats,” the cartoon, debuted on CBS.
1987: Morrissey left The Smiths for a solo career.
1996: Oasis canceled their U.S. tour citing “internal differences” as the cause.
1996: Prince released the single entitled “The Hate Experience.”
1998: Vince Gill made his 100th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.
2002: The house that Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) lived in as a child, from 11-15, was sold on eBay for $210,000. The house had been valued at $52,660 in 2000.
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