Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1740: Composer Giovanni Paisiello was born.
1865: Composer August de Boeck was born.
1944: Jimmie Davis became the Governor of Louisiana. He wrote the song “You Are My Sunshine.”
1962: Brian Epstein met with EMI producer George Martin. Martin signed the Beatles to record demos on June 4, 1962. It was their first recording contract.
1965: Vladimir Horowitz played his first public concert in 12 years at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
1970: The Blues Images “Ride Captain Ride” was released.
1978: Fee Waybill (Tubes) fell of a stage during a show in England, resulted in a broken leg.
1990: Sinead O’Connor refused to perform on “Saturday Night Live” after Andrew Dice Clay was named as host.
1998: Lester Butler died at the age of 39 of a drug overdose.
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