Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1737: Composer Johann Michael Haydn was born.
1760: Composer Maria Luigi Carlo Zenobio Salvatore Cherubini was born.
1927: Gene Austin recorded “My Blue Heaven.”
1969: Genesis played their first gig for money in Surrey, England, at a cottage owned by a Sunday school teacher.
1979: Kenny Rogers received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1983: Metallica introduced a new song, “Disposable Heroes,” at the Metal Hammer festival in Germany.
1991: David Bowie’s band Tin Machine released their second album “II.” They also kicked off their first and only tour.
1994: The Temptations receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1995: Hand written lyrics for “Getting Better” by Paul McCartney sold for $249,000 at a Sotheby’s auction.
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