Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1841: Composer Karl Tausig was born.
1967: “I Second That Emotion” by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles’ was released.
1973: Soft Machine and Pink Floyd hold a benefit concert for Robert Wyatt who had been paralyzed earlier in the year.
1977: “The Last Waltz” premiered in New York City.
1978: Boston played their first show in the city of Boston.
1982: Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, of the Talking Heads, have a baby boy.
1991: Bobby “Blue” Bland, Booker T. & The M.G.’s, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, The Isley Brothers, The Yardbirds, and Sam & Dave are elected to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
1995: Michael Jackson premiered his single “Earth Song” on the German game show “Wanna Bet?”.
1996: Michael Jackson announced that he and a friend, Debbie Rowe, were expecting a child, but he denied that the couple had used artificial insemination and that Rowe had been paid to carry the baby.
2002: The book “Journals” was released. The book, about Kurt Cobain, contained letters and diary entries from the 1980s until 1994.
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