Music History for

June 6

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1807 - Composer Adrien-Francois Servais was born.

1869 - Composer Siegfried Wagner was born.

1903 - Composer Aram Il'yich Khachaturian was born.

1960 - Tony Williams left the Platters for a solo career.

1962 - At Abbey Road, the Beatles recorded the songs "Besame Mucho" and three of their own songs, "P.S. I Love You," "Ask Me Why" and "Love Me Do." It was their first recording session at the studio.
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1965 - The Rolling Stones single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" was released in the U.S.

1967 - Moby Grape released its self-titled debut album and 5 singles from the album simultaneously on Columbia Records.

1971 - "The Ed Sullivan Show" aired for the last time. It was canceled after 23 years on the air. Gladys Knight and the Pips were the musical guests on show.

1971 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared on stage for the first time since 1969 when they join Frank Zappa for a show at the Fillmore East.
Today in Beatles History

1977 - Stevie Wonder delivered an unannounced lecture to a UCLA class studying the record industry. He also performed.

1982 - The "Peace Sunday: We Have a Dream" rally took place at the Rose Bowl.

1990 - A Federal judge in Florida declared that 2 Live Crew's "As Nasty As They Wanna Be" LP was obscene.

1995 - Pink Floyd released its two-CD live album "Pulse" in the United States.

2002 - In Malibu, CA, Diana Ross entered a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center.

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