Music History for

June 17

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1818 - Composer Charles Francois Gounod was born.

1882 - Composer Igor Fedorovich Stravinski was born.

1902 - Composer Sammy Fain was born.

1957 - "At the Hop" was released by Danny & the Juniors.

1964 - The Supremes' "Where Did Our Love Go" was released. It became their first song to get to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart.

1965 - The Kinks arrived in New York City to start their first U.S. tour.

1969 - Charles Mingus came out of a two-year, self-imposed retirement to make a concert appearance at the Village Vanguard in New York City.

1977 - Steve Winwood released his first solo album, "Steve Winwood."

1980 - Led Zeppelin began their last tour.
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1995 - Rod Stewart set an attendance record for Wembley Stadium with a concert crowd of 90,000.

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