Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1877: Composer Armand Marsick was born.
1964: After a charity show that finished their U.S. tour, the Beatles appeared on the “Ed Sullivan Show.”
1969: Associated TV bought control of the Beatles’ music publishing company, Northern Songs, for a million pounds.
1971: Peter Frampton quit Humble Pie to follow a solo career.
1973: Jim Croce was killed in a plane crash on his way to Sherman, TX, for a concert. Maury Muehleisen and four others were also killed.
1975: The Bay City Rollers appeared live on the premiere of the Howard Cosell’s Saturday Night show on ABC-TV. It was their U.S. debut.
1976: The Captain & Tennille show premiered on ABC-TV.
1995: Natalie Merchant started her first solo tour after leaving the 10,000 Maniacs. She was supporting her first solo album “Tigerlily.”
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