Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1586: Composer Johann Hermann Schein was born.
1855: Composer Amedee-Ernest Chausson was born.
1894: Composer Walter Hamor Piston was born.
1942: Harry Babbitt sang as Kay Kyser and his Orchestra recorded, “Who Wouldn’t Love You”, on Columbia Records.
1958: Elvis Presley got his orders to report to duty from the U.S. Army. He was allowed a 60-day deferment so he could finish the film “King Creole”.
1965: The Rolling Stones and the Kinks made their first appearance on ABC-TV’s “Shindig!”
1969: Elvis Presley recorded “In the Ghetto” and “Suspicious Minds.” It was the first time he had recorded in Memphis since 1956.
1974: Stevie Wonder played his first show after an auto accident that almost took his life five months earlier.
1999: Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots), while on probation for a 1997 heroin case, was arrested for failing to provide a urine sample to his live-in drug treatment center.
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