Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1865: “Onward Christian Soldiers” was presented for the first time.
1942: Sammy Kaye and his orchestra recorded “I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen.”
1956: Gene Vincent’s “Be-Bop-A-Lula” was released.
1959: Bob Zimmerman graduated from high school in Hibbing, MN. He later changed his name to Bob Dylan.
1969: “Feast of Friends”, a documentary about the Doors premiered.
1972: Maureen McGovern quit her job as a full-time secretary for a new career as a full time singer.
1974: Patti Smith recorded her first song. It was her version of “Hey Joe.”
1979: Muddy Waters (64 years old) married Marva Jean Brooks on her 25th birthday.
1996: An arrest warrant was issued for former Milli Vanilli member Rob Pilatus after he disappeared from a drug treatment center in Los Angeles. He turned up 6 days later at another center.
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