Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1907: The opera “The Merry Widow” opened in New York City, NY.
1908: A “Saturday Evening Post” advertisement offered a chance to buy a two-sided record from Columbia.
1938: Jan Savitt’s orchestra recorded “Quaker City Jazz.”
1958: Buddy Holly recorded his last studio session. Holly and the Crickets recorded “True Love Ways,” “Moondreams,” “It Doesn’t Matter Anymore,” and “Raining in my Heart.”
1962: Cliff Richard appeared on the “Ed Sullivan Show.”
1965: The Kingsmen and the Dave Clark Five appear on “Shindig!”
1971: Mick and Bianca Jagger’s daughter Jade was born in Paris.
1992: The erotic photograph book, “Sex,” was released by Madonna. The first run of 500,000 copies sold out.
1992: Benjamin Storm Keough was born to Lisa Marie Presley and her husband Danny Keough.
1995: Shannon Hoon (Blind Melon) died of a cocaine overdose at the age of 28.
1998: Coolio (Artis Ivey) plead not guilty to concealed weapon and marijuana possession charges in Torrance, CA. He had been arrested the previous month.
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