Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1781: Composer Louis-Francois Dauprat was born.
1970: Peter Green quit Fleetwood Mac.
1979: Genesis manned a box office selling tickets to their benefit show at L.A.’s Roxy.
1982: Jefferson Starship, the Grateful Dead, Boz Scaggs, and Country Joe McDonald played at San Francisco’s Moscone Center to raise money for the Vietnam Veterans Project.
1986: Garth Brooks and Sandy Mahl were married.
1988: The debut album “Vermillion” was released by Three O’Clock.
1989: “Weird Al” Yankovic recorded “Generic Blues,” “Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota,” “Hot Rocks Polka,” “Attack of the Radioactive Hamsters,” and “Spam.” The five tracks all appeared on the soundtrack to his film “UHF.”
1998: The first Native American Music Awards took place at the Fox Theater at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CN.
1999: David Bowie wrote and recorded the song “What’s Really Happening” during a live Webcast. The song appeared on the album “hours.”
2000: Puff Daddy settled the last lawsuit that had arisen from a 1991 stampede at a New York charity event.
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