Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1866: Composer Erik Alfred-Leslie Satie was born.
1933: Jimmie Rodgers began recording a series of 24 songs. He died nine days later at the age of 35.
1963: Joan Baez headlined the first Monterey Folk Festival in California.
1971: The musical “Godspell” opened in New York City and ran for 2,124 performances.
1975: Elton Johns “Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy” album was released. It was the first album to be certified a million-seller on its first day of release.
1980: Peter Criss left KISS to pursue a solo career.
1995: Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Fats Domino appeared together for the first time in Sheffield, London.
2000: The Eagles filed suit against the “Hotel California” restaurant in Dallas, TX, alleging trademark violations.
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