Music History for

August 27


1889 - Charles G. Conn received a patent for the metal clarinet.

1939 - Allan Jones recorded "I'm Falling in Love with Someone."

1965 - Elvis Presley played host to the Beatles at his home in Bel-Air, CA.
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1967 - Brian Epstein was found dead in his home from an overdose of sleeping pills. Epstein was the manager of the Beatles.
Today in Beatles History

1970 - Jimi Hendrix created his last ever studio recording when he recorded "Slow Blues" at Electric Lady Studios in New York City.

1990 - Stevie Ray Vaughan and three members of Eric Clapton's band were killed in a helicopter crash in Wisconsin.

1992 - John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to "A Day In The Life" sold for $87,000 at an auction.
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1997 - Steven Seagal kicked off a North American music tour to promote his newest film "Fire Down Below."

2012 - The single "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz was released.