Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1955: ABC Television premiered “The Lawrence Welk Show.”
1956: Buddy Holly’s first single, “Love Me,” was released.
1976: For the first time in 12 years, Brian Wilson joined the Beach Boys on stage. The next night the show was recorded for an NBC Beach Boys special.
1984: Epic Records set a record as two million copies of the Jacksons “Victory” were shipped to stores. It was the first time that such a large initial shipment had been made.
1990: Representatives of the Italian Catholic Church announced that they would attempt to halt Madonna’s concerts in Rome because of her alleged inappropiate use of crucifixes and sacred symbols.
1991: Axl Rose (Guns ‘n’ Roses) sparked a riot during a concert outside of St. Louis when he jumped off the stage and attacked a fan who was videotaping the concert. 60 people were hurt.
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