Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1859: The opera Faust by Charles Gounod premiered in Paris.
1873: Composer Max Reger was born.
1941: Jimmy Dorsey and his orchestra recorded “Green Eyes” and “Maria Elena.”
1958: “Our Song” was released by Tom and Jerry. Later they used their real names, which were Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel.
1966: Gary Leeds (Walker Brothers) was abducted by British students trying to raise money for charity.
1974: The Jefferson Airplane began their first tour under their new name Jefferson Starship.
1980: The autopsy of Elvis Presley was subpoenaed in the “Dr. Nick” drug case. “Dr. Nick” was Dr. George Nichopoulous who was Presley’s personal physician.
1985: “Spin Magazine” began publishing.
1996: The second part of the Beatles “Anthology” was released.
2002: Ozzy Osbourne, and his family, did an interview with CNN’s Andersen Cooper. The topic was the MTV reality show “The Osbournes.”
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