Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1794: Composer Isaak-Ignaz Moscheles was born.
1940: “I’ll Never Smile Again” was recorded by Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey and the Pied Pipers.
1964: Ella Fitzgerald’s cover of the Beatles’ “Can’t Buy Me Love” hit #34 in the U.K. She was the first artist to chart in the U.K. with a Beatles cover.
1970: The Grateful Dead played its first British concert at the Hollywood Rock Festival. It was also their first show outside of the U.S.
1979: “The Kids Are Alright,” Jeff Stein’s documentary compilation of film clips detailing the history of the Who, debuted in New York.
1998: Hanson sold out in less than 20 minutes in the Detroit market for a June 29 show at the Pine Knob Amphitheatre.
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