Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1792: Composer Philip Cipriani Hambly Potter was born.
1929: Composer Kenneth Leighton was born.
1961: “Banks of the Ohio” was released by Joan Baez.
1967: The Grateful Dead, all six members, were arrested for possession of marijuana. They were released six hours later on bail.
1976: “Tonight’s The Night” by Rod Stewart was released.
1977: Gene Simmons (KISS) received a platinum record for his solo album.
1982: Mick Jagger began a world tour.
1985: Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” tour ended in Los Angeles, CA.
1994: Stan Lynch played his last show with Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers.
1995: Journey announced that there were plans for the group to reunite for an album and possibly a tour.
1998: Paul McCartney conducted an “incognito” live Internet Q&A session and “music remix” in the guise of the Fireman at www.fire-man.com.
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