Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1871: Composer Wilhelm Stenhammar was born.
1959: Buddy Holly’s funeral was held in Lubbock, TX.
1964: The Beatles arrived in New York to begin their first U.S. tour.
1979: The Clash kick off their first American tour at the Berkeley Community Theatre outside San Francisco.
1981: The TV mini-series “Elvis and Me” (based on Priscilla Presley’s book) began on ABC.
1994: Shannon Hoon of the Blind Melon’s was ejected from the American Music Awards for loud and disruptive behavior. He was eventually charged with battery, assault, resisting arrest and destroying a police station phone.
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