Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1858: Composer Eugene Ysaye was born.
1970: Woodstock Ventures, the sponsors of the original Woodstock, announced that they lost more than $1.2 million on the festival.
1975: John Lennon sued the U.S. government, he charged that officials tried to deny his immigration through selective prosecution.
1977: Beatlemania opened on Broadway.
1982: James Honeyman Scott (Pretenders) died of drug overdose at the age of 25.
1989: Smokey Robinson introduced a new woman’s fragrance.
1993: The U.S. Postal Service released a set of seven stamps that featured Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Clyde McPhatter, Otis Redding, Ritchie Valens, Dinah Washington and Elvis Presley.
1995: Pearl Jam began a tour without using Ticketmaster. They chose to use a mail order ticket service.
1998: Sunhawk Corp. signed a multiyear agreement with Warner Bros. Publications to sell Warner-owned sheet music via the internet the Sunhawk Website.
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