Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1583: Composer Girolamo Frescobaldi was born.
1955: The Dual Music System Jukebox was introduced by the J.P. Seeburg Corporation. It was the first to hold a hundred singles.
1966: John Lennon and Yoko Ono met in an art gallery.
1971: John Lennon’s LP “Imagine” was released.
1978: “Beast of Burden” was released by the Rolling Stones.
1979: Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) married Fouzia Ali.
1982: The gospel musical “Your Arms Too Short to Box with God” by Vinnete Carroll opened with Al Green and Patti LaBelle.
1996: Tom Petty’s wife, Jane, filed for divorce after 22 years.
1999: Nine Inch Nails performed at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards. It was their first-ever appearance on a televised award show.
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