Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1886: Arturo Toscanini conducted the Rio de Janeiro Orchestra and “Aida.”
1969: The Hollies recorded “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother,” with Elton John playing piano.
1984: The soundtrack “Purple Rain” was released five weeks ahead of the film.
1988: Hillel Slovak of the Red Hot Chili Peppers died.
1995: Pearl Jam canceled their tour because of an ongoing feud with Ticketmaster.
2004: Eric Clapton raised about $7.5 million for a drug addiction center he set up in the Caribbean. The items that were sold were the “Blackie” Stratocaster that Clapton played from 1970-185 for $1 million, a 1964 cherry-red Gibson for $847,000 and a 1939 Martin accoustic that Clapton played on his “Unpl
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