Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1860: Composer Isaac Albeniz was born.
1913: Igor Stravinsky’s composition “The Rite of Spring” premiered in Paris.
1943: “The Million Dollar Band” was heard for the first time on NBC radio.
1959: Ray Charles, B.B. King and Jimmy Reed performed for about 9,000 people at Atlanta’s Herndon Stadium. It was one of the first outdoor rock festivals.
1965: Bob Dylan’s album “Bringing It All Back Home” hit #1 in the U.K. It knocked his album “Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan” out of the #1 spot.
1971: The Rolling Stones’ single “Brown Sugar” his #1 in the U.S.
1973: Record executive Clive Davis was fired from Columbia Records for misappropriating $100,000.
1973: Roger McGuinn (Byrds) made his solo debut at New York’s Academy of Music.
1981: Prince performed in Europe for the first time.
1987: George Michael’s single “I Want Your Sex” was released.
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