Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1756: Composer Joseph Martin Kraus was born.
1937: W2XBS (later WCBS-TV) televised the first TV operetta. The work was the “Pirates of Penzance” by Gilbert and Sullivan.
1973: American Bandstand celebrated its 20th anniversary with a 90-minute television special. Little Richard, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Cheech and Chong and Three Dog Night made appearances.
1980: “It’s Still Rock & Roll” became Billy Joel’s first #1 hit.
1995: George Jones and Tammy Wynette released their reunion album “One.”
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