Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1711: Composer Ignaz Jakob Holzbauer was born.
1884: Composer Charles Tomlinson Griffes was born.
1939: Frank Sinatra recorded “All or Nothing at All” with the Harry James Orchestra for Columbia Records.
1955: Capitol Records released “Magic Melody, Part Two”. The song consisted only of the last two notes of the musical phrase, “Shave and a haircut, two bits.” It was the shortest song to ever to be released.
1967: The Doors appear on the “Ed Sullivan Show” and performed “Light My Fire” and “People Are Strange.”
1976: Ringo Starr released “Ringo’s Rotogravure.”
1983: Vanessa Williams, as Miss New York, became the first black woman to be crowned Miss America.
1989: At the Emmy Awards, Paula Abdul won Best Choreography for her work on “The Tracey Ullman Show.”
1992: Tiffany gave birth to her son Elijah Bulmaro.
1998: An American Airlines flight made an emergency stop in Denver because a passenger had become violent after meeting Hootie & The Blowfish on the plane.
1998: Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol’ Dirty Bastard (Russell Jones) was arrested on a charge of making terrorist threats in Los Angeles. He had been ejected from the House of Blues nightclub and had threatened to return and kill them all.
2002: Kelly Clarkson’s first single “Before Your Love/A Moment Like This” was released.
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