Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1644: Composer Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles was born.
1892: Composer Darius Milhaud was born.
1952: Gladys Knight & the Pips were formed after a birthday party for Bubba Knight.
1959: “Mack the Knife” by Bobby Darin was banned by a radio station in New York City.
1964: The Animals gave their debut performance in Brooklyn, NY, at the U.S. Paramount Theater.
1968: “Street Fighting Man,” by the Rolling Stones, was banned in several cities in the U.S. Authorities feared it might incite public disorder.
1970: George Harrison released “My Sweet Lord.”
1976: The KISS single “Beth” was released.
1991: Dottie West died at the age of 58. She died from injuries incurred in a car accident 5 days earlier. West was the first female country Grammy winner.
1996: Kiss performed on the MTV Video Music Awards. They performed under the Brooklyn Bridge.
2002: Singer Kelly Clarkson was voted the first “American Idol” on the Fox TV series.
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