Music History for

July 25


1962 - The Elvis Presley film "Kid Galahad" premiered.

1965 - Bob Dylan appeared on stage at the Newport Jazz Festival with an electric guitar. It was his first non-acoustic set.

1966 - The Supremes' "You Can't Hurry Love" was released.

1966 - The Monkees recorded their first single. The song was "The Last Train to Clarksville" and was later included on their self-titled debut album.

1967 - The Beatles and other U.K. rock groups urged the British government to legalize marijuana. Their comments were made in a London Times advertisement signed by all four of the Beatles.
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1975 - "A Chorus Line" debuted on Broadway. The show closed in 1990 after 6,137 performances.

1980 - KISS introduced their new drummer, Eric Carr, at a concert at the Paladium in New York City.

1980 - AC/DC released "Back In Black." It was their first album with Brian Johnson as lead singer.

1983 - The Metallica album "Kill 'Em All" was released. It was their first album.

1990 - Rosanne Barr sang the National Anthem in San Diego before a Padres baseball game. She was booed for her performance.

1995 - Nina Simone fired a gun at a pair of noisy teenagers playing next door to her home in southern France. She was put on 18 months probation and ordered to seek psychological counseling.

2006 - Metallica put up four albums for sale on iTunes. The albums "Kill 'Em All", "Ride The Lightning", "Master of Puppets" and "...And Just For All" included previously unreleased tracks recorded in Seatle in 1989. Metallica had led the charge against the original Napster online file-sharing service.