Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1879: Composer John Ireland was born.
1930: Guy Lombardo and his orchestra recorded “Go Home and Tell Your Mother”.
1952: The original version of “Hound Dog” was recorded by Willie Mae (Big Mama) Thornton.
1965: The Beatles single “Help!” was released.
1967: The Daughters of the American Revolution refused to allow Joan Baez to perform at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. because of her opposition to the Vietnam War.
1980: Todd Rundgren’s home in Woodstock, New York was invaded by four masked men. Rundgren, his girlfriend and three houseguests were bound and gagged while the masked men strip the house of valuables.
1995: Michael Stipe (R.E.M.) has surgery for a hernia.
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