Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1705: Georg Friedrich Handel’s opera “Almira” was produced in Hamburg.
1906: Arthur Rubinstein made his debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
1940: Vincent Lopez and his orchestra recorded the third version of Lopez theme song titled “Nola”.
1960: Eddie Cochran’s last recording session was held in Hollywood.
1966: The final episode of “Shindig!” was broadcast on ABC-TV. The show featured the Kinks and the Who.
1973: Elvis Presley sued Priscilla Presley for a divorce.
1975: Three Led Zeppelin concerts and Madison Square Garden sold out in a record four hours.
1981: “Elvis Presley Day” was declared in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, North & South Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
1991: Steve Clark (Def Leppard) was found dead. The coroner ruled that the 30-year-old died of a lethal combination of alcohol and drugs.
1995: The musical revival of “Guys and Dolls” closed after 1143 performances.
2002: The Black Crowes released a statement that said “For the time being, Chris Robinson is pursuing a solo career. Steve Gorman has left the band for personal reasons.”
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