Music History for

December 9

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1791 - Composer Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner was born.

1837 - Composer Charles-Emile Waldteufel was born.

1882 - Composer Joaquin Turina was born.

1963 - The Supremes album "Meet the Supremes" was released. It was their first album.

1964 - The John Coltrane Quartet recorded "A Love Supreme."

1967 - Jim Morrison was arrested onstage in New Haven, CT, and charged with breach of peace and resisting arrest.

1968 - The Supremes' and the Temptations' "TCB (Takin' Care of Business") special aired on NBC-TV.

1971 - Richie Havens received a role in the orchestral stage version of "Tommy."

1972 - "Tommy" was performed at London's Rainbow Theatre. The recording of the event was released the next year.

1974 - George Harrison released his first album on his Dark Horse label, entitled "Dark Horse."
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1978 - "Soul Man," John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd's version, was released under the name, "The Blues Brothers."

1984 - The Jacksons played their last show together in Los Angeles, CA.
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1992 - Bill Wyman left the Rolling Stones after over 30 years with the group.
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1993 - The musical revival of "My Fair Lady" opened.

1995 - The song "Free as a Bird" debuted on a six-hour ABC documentary on the Beatles'. It was their first new song in 25 years.
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2002 - Britney Spears filed for a restraining order against a 41-year-old Japanese man that she claimed had been stalking her since September.

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