Music History for

June 8


1671 - Composer Tomaso Albinoni was born.

1810 - Composer Robert Alexander Schumann was born.

1812 - Composer Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst was born.

1894 - Composer Ervin Schulhoff was born.

1927 - Paul Whiteman and his orchestra recorded "When Day is Done."

1961 - Elvis Presley's seventh film, "Wild in the Country" premiered.

1963 - The Essex released "Easier Said Than Done."

1966 - The Elvis Presley film "Paradise Hawaiian Style" premiered.

1974 - Rick Wakeman announced he was leaving Yes. Patrick Moraz replaced him on August 18.

1979 - The Who released the soundtrack album "The Kids Are Alright."

1991 - Bruce Springsteen married Patti Scialfa. It was Springsteen's second marriage.

1999 - "The Hits Collection" home video, by Prince, was released.

2000 - Sinead O'Connor revealed that she was a lesbian in an article that would later be published by "Curve" in their July-August 2000 issue.