Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1811: Composer Vincenz Lachner was born.
1942: “The Seventh Symphony,” by Shastakovich, was performed for the first time in the U.S. by Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra.
1954: Elvis Presley’s first single was released by Sun Records. It was “That’s All Right” b/w “Blue Moon of Kentucky.”
1969: The Rolling Stones’ “Honky Tonk Women” was released.
1975: Orleans’ “Dance With Me” was released.
1980: Billy Joel earned his first gold record with “Its Still Rock and Roll to Me.”
1981: “Roy Orbison Day” was celebrated in Odessa, TX.
1991: Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler filed a lawsuit against the band. He claimed the other members had forced him to use heroin, then made him quit the band when he entered a rehabilitation program.
1999: Dr. Dre filed a lawsuit against Priority Records and Death Row Records. Dre alleged that the release of the album “The Chronic 2000” infringed on his trademark.
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