Music History for

June 10

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1843 - Composer Heinrich von Herzogenberg was born.

1865 - Richard Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde" premiered in Munich, Germany.

1966 - Janis Joplin debuted on stage at the Avalon ballroom in San Francisco.

1966 - The Beatles were first heard using reversed tape in the song "Rain." It was a 'B' side to the song "Paperback Writer."
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1967 - Stevie Wonder's "I Was Made To Love Her" was released.

1976 - Paul McCartney and Wings set a record for an indoor concert crowd when 67,100 fans gathered in Seattle, WA.

1977 - In London, Joe Strummer and Topper Headon of The Clash were arrested for painting the band's name on a wall in a hotel.

1981 - Andy Gibb opened in the role of Frederic in a Los Angeles production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance."

1985 - Frank Sinatra was portrayed as a friend of organized crime in a "Doonesbury" comic strip. Over 800 newspapers carried the panel.

1990 - Two members of 2 Live Crew were arrested in Hollywood, FL, on obscenity charges. The album had been judged as obscene by a federal judge.

1992 - A judge in Los Angeles, CA, threw out a $25 million palimony suit against Rod Stewart. The suit had been brought by swimsuit model Kelly Emberg.

1998 - Steve Sanders (Oak Ridge Boys) was found dead at the age of 45. He had apparently died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound.

1998 - DMX was arrested in New York on charges of rape, sodomy and unlawful imprisonment. DMX denied the charges.

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