Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1756: Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born.
1823: Composer Edouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo was born.
1958: Little Richard entered Oakwood College in Huntsville, AL. This was after he announced that he was giving up rock & roll so he could serve God.
1964: The Rolling Stones appeared as judges on the British TV show “Juke Box Jury.”
1968: The Bee Gees made their U.S. debut with a concert at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.
1990: “Tom Petty Day” was declared in the musician’s hometown of Gainsville, FL.
1993: Warner Brothers Records announced that it was releasing Ice-T from his contract due to “creative differences.”
2002: Koko Taylor, 66, fainted during a private function at her club, Koko Taylor’s Celebrity. Her blood pressure and blood sugar level had gone up when she failed to take medication for diabetes. A blocked artery was also discovered.
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