Music History for

February 5


1887 - Verdi's opera "Otello" premiered at La Scala.

1940 - Glenn Miller and his band recorded "Tuxedo Junction."

1957 - Bill Haley arrived for his first British tour.

1958 - The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) formed a New York chapter. NARAS is better known as the Grammy Awards organization.

1967 - Due to a Musicians' Union ban, the Rolling Stones were not allowed to play their hit "Let's Spend the Night Together" when they appeared on an ITV show.
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1986 - Prince released the song "Kiss."

1989 - Metallica's concert at Reunion Arena in Dallas, TX, was broadcast nationally via the Z-Rock radio network.
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1998 - Tim Kelly (Slaughter) died after a being injured in an auto accident in Arizona at the age of 34.

1998 - Elton John and Stevie Wonder played at the White House.