Music History for

February 22

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1817 - Composer Niels Wilhelm Gade was born.

1834 - Composer Albert Heinrich Zabel was born.

1956 - Elvis Presley entered the music charts for the first time with "Heartbreak Hotel."

1965 - Filming for the Beatles' second movie, "HELP!" began in the Bahamas.
Today in Beatles History

1968 - Genesis released its first single "The Silent Sun."

1977 - The Eagles released the single for "Hotel California."

1978 - Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen were arrested in New York and charged with drug possession.

1986 - A Fine Young Cannibals concert in Boston was delayed until 2AM because somebody had thrown tear gas into the club.

1986 - MTV aired 22 hours of the Monkees TV episodes in celebration of their 20th anniversary as a group.

1989 - Milli Vanilli won a Grammy for Best New Artist. It was admitted later that they were not the vocalists on the album.

1989 - Metallica performed the song "One" on the Grammy Awards.

1993 - Chris LeDoux's "Whatcha Gonna Do With A Cowboy" was certified gold by the RIAA.

1993 - Radiohead's first album, "Pablo Honey", was released.

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