Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1839: Composer John Knowles Paine was born.
1973: Mick Jagger was refused a Japanese visa because of a 1969 drug bust. The event halted the Rolling Stones’ plan to tour the Orient.
1979: A benefit concert called A Gift of Song was held at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The performers were Olivia Newton-John, Rita Coolidge, the Bee Gees, Rod Stewart, Donna Summer, John Denver, Kris Kristofferson, Abba and Earth, Wind & Fire.
1992: Sting made a guest appearance on the series “The Simpsons,” in the episode “Radio Bart.”
1999: Guru (Gang Star) was robbed outside a small recording studio in Woohaven, Queens. The three masked men stole $10,000 in jewelry.
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