Music History for

January 15

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1958 - The Everly Brothers made their debut on British TV on The Perry Como Show.

1961 - Motown Records signed The Supremes.

1964 - Vee Jay records filed a lawsuit against Capitol and Swan Records over manufacturing and distribution rights to Beatles recordings.
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1967 - The Rolling Stones performed on TV's "Ed Sullivan Show" and were forced to change their lyrics of "Let's Spend the Night Together" to "Let's Spend Some Time Together."
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1967 - The Buckinghams began recording "Don't You Care."

1971 - Chase recorded "Get It On."

1972 - Elvis Presley reportedly drew the largest audience for a single TV show to that time when he presented a live, worldwide concert from Honolulu, HI.

1973 - The Rolling Stones announced that they would put on a benefit concert for the people of Managua, Nicaragua. The area had been devestated by an earthquake on December 23rd. Nicaragua is the home of Jagger's wife, Bianca.
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1982 - Harry Wayne Casey, leader of KC and the Sunshine Band was partially paralyzed in an automobile accident in Miami, FL. His recovery took about a year.

1991 - Sean Lennon's remake of his father's "Give Peace A Chance" was released to coincide with the United Nation's midnight deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait. The lyrics were updated to reflect concerns of the 1990's.

1998 - James Brown was admitted to a hospital for treatment for an addiction to painkillers at the age of 64. He was released on January 21, 1998.

2008 - The iTunes Music Store reached 4 billion songs sold.
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