Music History for

June 30


1722 - Composer Jiri Antonin Benda was born.

1892 - Composer Laszlo Lajtha was born.

1909 - Composer Paul Constantinescu was born.

1939 - Frank Sinatra made his first appearance with Harry Jamesí band.

1960 - In London, the musical "Oliver!" permiered in the West End.

1966 - The Supremes made the studio recording of "You Keep Me Hangin' On."

1975 - Cher and Gregg Allman were married. Cher filed for a divorce nine days later, however they remained married until 1979. Her divorce from Sonny Bono became final five days earlier.

1977 - The album "Love Gun" was released by KISS.

1977 - Marvel Comics issued the first of two comic books based on the group KISS.

1986 - Madonna released the album "True Blue."

1986 - Steve Winwood released "Back in the High Life."

1994 - Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam testified at a congressional hearing concerning rising concert ticket prices.

1996 - Neil Young premiered his album, "Broken Arrow" via the Internet.

1998 - The Lucinda Williams album "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road" was released.

1998 - The NPG released the album "New Power Soul."
Today in Prince History

2000 - Ronnie Wood (The Rolling Stones) checked into a rehabilitation clinic in London to be treated for alcohol abuse.

2015 - Apple launched its membership service Apple Music.