Music History for

August 2


1929 - The classic song "Ain't Misbehavin'" was recorded by Fats Waller.

1961 - The Beatles began their engagement as regular headliners at Liverpool's Cavern Club. They performed about 300 shows over the next two years.
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1962 - Robert Zimmerman legally changed his name to Bob Dylan.

1963 - Eric Clapton quit The Roosters.

1972 - Brian Cole (Association) died of a heroin overdose.

1987 - Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Siobhan Fahey (Bananarama) were married.

1989 - George Clinton released "The Cinderella Theory."

1991 - Rick James was arrested in Los Angeles, CA, and charged with the sex torture of a 24-year-old woman.

1995 - Peggy Lee gave her final major public peformance. George Shearing and Mel Torme also performed at the show at the Hollywood Bowl.

2000 - Madonna's video "Music" premiered.
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