Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1778: Composer Fernando Sor was born.
1870: Composer Leopold Godowsky was born.
1940: Earl ‘Fatha’ Hines and his orchestra recorded the classic “Boogie Woogie on St. Louis Blues”.
1965: Gary Lewis recorded “Count Me In.”
1967: The Beatles’ “Penny Lane” backed with “Strawberry Fields Forever” was released in the U.S.
1972: Led Zeppelin was forced to cancel a concert in Singapore when officials wouldn’t let them off the plane because of their long hair.
1982: The 300 pound gravestone on the grave of Lynyrd Skynyrd singer Ronnie Van Zant was stolen from an Orange Park, FL, cemetery. Police found it two weeks later in a dry river bed.
1988: Michael Jackson bought a ranch in Santa Ynez, California that he called “Neverland.”
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