Music History for

August 25

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1941 - Skinnay Ennis and his orchestra recorded the tune, "Donít Let Julia Fool Ya."

1970 - Emerson, Lake and Palmer made their world debut at Plymouth Guild Hall in Plymouth, England.

1970 - Elton John made his first live appearance in the U.S. He opened for David Ackles at "The Troubadour" in Los Angeles, CA.

1973 - Butch Trucks (Allman Brothers) broke a leg in a car crash in Macon, GA.

1975 - Bruce Springsteen's album "Born to Run" was released.

1976 - Boston released its self-titled debut album.

1980 - The Broadway musical "42nd Street" opened.

1982 - The Time's second album "What Time Is It?" was released.

1986 - Paul Simon's "Graceland" was released.

1988 - Metallica released the album "And Justice For All."

1993 - 22-year-old Philip Woldemariam was shot in Los Angeles and Snoop Doggy Dogg was charged with first-degree murder as an accomplice. Dogg's bodyguard, McKinley Lee, was charged with first-degree murder. Lee and Dogg said the shooting was in self-defense after Woldemariam pulled a gun.

1994 - A New York judge formally dissolved the marriage between Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley.

1994 - Jimmy Buffett's plane flipped after taking off in Nantucket, MA. He swam to safety.

1994 - Robert Plant and Jimmy Page reunited in a London studio to record their MTV "Unplugged" show. The show was called "Unledded."

1995 - Dwayne Goettel (Skinny Puppy) was found dead of an apparent heroine overdose at the home of his parents in Canada.

1997 - Various artists recorded "Make a Miracle" to help the children of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

1998 - Dolly Parton released the album "Hungry Again."

2000 - It was announced that the Frankie Sullivan III (Survivor) would be asking a federal court in Chicago, IL, for a preliminary injunction against CBS Corp. and TVT Records LLC concerning the soon-to-be-released soundtrack from the CBS TV series "Survivor."

2001 - In the Bahamas, Aaliyah and eight others were killed when their plane crashed in Marsh Harbor, in the Abacos islands of the northern Bahamas. The cause appeared to be engine failure due to the plane being overloaded.

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