Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1780: Composer Francois-Joseph Dizi was born.
1936: Harriet Hilliard, vocalist and wife of bandleader Ozzie Nelson, sang, “Get Thee Behind Me Satan.”
1966: David Jones changed his last name to Bowie to avoid confusion with Davy Jones from the Monkees.
1970: A display of John Lennon’s erotic “Bag One” lithographs opened in London. 2 days later Scotland Yard seized prints as evidence of pornography.
1973: Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead) was arrrested on drug charges in California.
1978: The Sex Pistols played their last concert before breaking up. The show was in San Francisco, CA.
1995: Pearl Jam performed with Neil Young for a Voters for Choice benefit in Washington.
1997: The Spice Girls debut single “Wannabe” was released in the United States.
1999: Garth Brooks appeared on Sesame Street. He sang the song called “Together We Make Muisc”.
2002: Adam Ant was taken to the Royal Free Hospital by police. He was taken under the Mental Health Act which allows doctors to hold Ant for up to 28 days while they assessed his condition. Ant had been arrested on firearms offenses on January 12.
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