Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1766: Composer Samuel Wesley was born.
1940: Frances Langford recorded “When You Wish Upon a Star”.
1964: The Beatles appeared for the 3rd time on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” They appeared via tape.
1969: The Jimi Hendrix Experience played its last British concert before breaking up.
1978: “The Second Barry Manilow Special” aired on ABC-TV with guest star Ray Charles.
1979: The Sex Pistols released the album “The Great Rock N’ Roll Swindle.”
1987: Fats Domino received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 29th annual Grammy Awards.
1990: Bob Dylan joined Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and David Crosby to sing “Mr. Tambourine Man” at a Los Angeles tribute to the late Roy Orbison.
1992: Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love were married in Hawaii.
1998: Elton John was knighted by Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace.
1998: Tommy Lee (Motley Crue) was arrested and charged with hitting his wife Pamela Anderson Lee.
1999: Lauryn Hill won five Grammy awards for her debut solo album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.”
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