Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1670: Composer Giovanni Bononcini was born.
1960: Hank Ballard and the Midnighters released “The Twist.” The song didn’t become a hit until later in the year when Chubby Checker covered it.
1964: The Beatles album “A Hard Days Night” was released.
1970: Pink Floyd and Deep Purple played a free concert at London’s Hyde Park.
1988: A California appeals court upheld a lower courts’ decision to dismiss a case against Ozzy Osbourne and CBS Records. In 1984 a teenager allegedly killed himself after listening to Ozzy’s “Suicide Solution.”
1995: The oldest known musical instrument in the world was found in the Indrijca River Valley in Slovenia. The 45,000 year-old relic was a bear bone with four artificial holes along its length.
2000: Metallica played at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, CA. The crowd was 1,000 contest winners of the “Blind Date” competition organized by Miller Genuine Draft.
2006: Carmen Electra filed for a divorce from Dave Navarro (Red Hot Chili Peppers).
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