Music History for

June 1

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1653 - Composer Georg Muffat was born.

1755 - Composer Federigo Fiorillo was born.

1804 - Composer Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka was born.

1964 - Dolly Parton moved to Nashville, TN, one day after she graduated from high school.

1964 - The Rolling Stones arrived in New York to begin their first tour in the U.S.

1967 - David Bowie's self-titled debut solo album was released in the U.K.

1967 - In Britain, "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" was released by the Beatles. It was released June 2 in the U.S.
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1968 - The Rolling Stones released "Jumpin' Jack Flash" in the U.S.

1969 - In Montreal, John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded "Give Peace a Chance" with Tommy and Dick Smothers, Derek Taylor, Murray the K and Timothy Leary.

1970 - Black Sabbath's self-titled first LP was released in the U.S.

1971 - Elvis' birthplace in Tupelo, MS, was opened to the public.

1974 - Kevin Ayers, John Cale, Eno and Nico recorded the live LP "June 1, 1974" at the Rainbow Theatre in London.

1975 - The Rolling Stones begin their first tour with new guitarist Ron Wood.

1991 - David Ruffin (Temptation) died in Philadelphia of a cocaine overdose.

1998 - Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots) was arrested for drug possession in New York.

1999 - Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn began a five day journey on a Sea-Doo (from Nashville to New Orleans) to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

2009 - The first event, a George Strait concert, was held at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX.

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