Music History for

August 10

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1865 - Composer Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov was born.

1954 - Elvis Presley made an appearance in Memphis where he debuted "That's All Right (Mama)."
Today in Elvis History

1959 - The four male members of the Platters are arrested and charged with aiding and abetting prostitution, lewdness and assignation. They were acquitted on December 10, 1959.

1970 - Jim Morrison's trial for allegedly exposing himself onstage in Miami, FL, began.

1972 - Paul and Linda McCartney were arrested for drug possession after a concert in Gothenburg Sweden. Paul was fined $1,000 and Linda $200.
Today in Beatles History

1975 - "Manhattan Transfer," the summer variety show, premiered on CBS-TV.

1982 - Johnny Lyon (Asbury Jukes) and Jill Glasner were married.

1985 - Madonna's "Like A Virgin" became the first album by a female to be certified for 5 million sales.

1995 - Jimmy Buffett led a birthday celebration for U.S. President Clinton's birthday at the White House.

1999 - It was announced that Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs was leaving Oasis.

2004 - The iTunes Music Store became the first store to have a catalog of more than one million songs.

2013 - Katy Perry's single "Roar" was released to radio stations in the U.S.
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