Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1901: Composer Hans Erich Apostel was born.
1959: Buddy Holly made his last recordings alone with an acoustic guitar and tape recorder. The songs were released posthumously.
1962: Gene Chandler made his TV debut on “American Bandstand.”
1963: Gerry & the Pacemakers held their first recording session. They produced “Away from You” and “Pretend.”
1971: The Joe Cocker film “Mad Dogs and Englishmen” debuted in London.
1984: Barry Manilow sang the U.S. national anthem at Super Bowl XVIII.
1990: Guns ‘N’ Roses guitarist Slash used profanity numerous times on live television while accepting an American Music Award.
1993: Metallica began their “Nowhere Else To Roam” tour in Kalamazoo, MI.
1998: Snoop Doggy Dogg filed a $10 million suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman, its parent Coopers & Lybrand and former Gelfand accountant Steven Cantrock. The suit charged that they had mismanaged Snoop Doggy Dogg’s money.
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