Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1939: The radio program, “Arch Oboler’s Plays,” presented the NBC Symphony for the first time.
1970: Jimi Hendrix opened his recording studio in New York City.
1970: Duane Allman started recording as a member of Eric Clapton’s new band, Derek & the Dominoes.
1977: The Pretenders played their first public gig, opening for Strangeways.
1980: Tom Peterson quit Cheap Trick due to the “personal and musical differences.” He was replaced by Pete Comita. However, he returned to the group in 1988.
1985: Sheila E’s “Romance 1600” album was released.
1990: Randy Newman won an Emmy for composing music for “Cop Rock.”
1997: Boyzone began a tour of Southeast Asia in Gangalore, India. It was a first-time tour launch for the region by an international act.
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