Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1871: Composer Alexander von Zemlinsky was born.
1939: Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) was organized. BMI competed directly with ASCAP (American Society of Composers and Publishers).
1957: “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley was released.
1966: Grace Slick made her first appearance with Jefferson Airplane.
1972: Joe Cocker was arrested with his band in Adelaide, Australia. The police claimed to have confiscated marijuana, heroin and hypodermic syringes.
1975: “Rock & Roll All Night” was released by KISS.
1977: Bing Crosby died of a heart attack at the age of 76.
1990: Composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein died at the age of 72.
1997: Paul McCartney’s symphonic poem “Standing Stone” debuted.
2000: A lawsuit was filed against Don Henley in Little Rock, AR. The suit claimed that a fan was hit in the forehead with a maraca during on October 4, 2000 concert.
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