Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1883: Composer Sir George Dyson was born.
1941: Frank Sinatra joined Tommy Dorsey’s Orchestra in recording “This Love of Mine.”
1957: The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) was established. The NARAS is known for organizing the Grammy Awards.
1966: Ike & Tina Turner released “River Deep, Mountain, High.”
1969: Judy Collins appeared on “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson.
1976: The Allman Brothers Band broke up after Gregg Allman testified against his personal road manager in a drug case. The band reformed in 1978.
1977: Bruce Springsteen settled out of court with his former manager Mike Appel. The settlement allowed Springsteen to began recording again.
1979: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund held a news conference to announce plans for a memorial honoring those who served in the war.
1986: Dick Clark’s “America Picks the No. 1 Songs” TV special aired.
1996: Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode) was arrested after allegedly overdosing on a speedball of cocaine and heroin at the Los Angeles Sunset Marquis hotel on the Strip.
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