Music History for

March 6


1825 - Beethoven's Opus 127: String Quartet No. 12 in E flat major was performed for the first time.

1853 - Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata" opera debuted in Venice.

1959 - The Drifters recorded "There Goes My Baby."

1964 - Elvis Presley's 14th movie, "Kissin' Cousins," was released.

1970 - Charles Manson released his album "Lies" to finance his defense against murder charges.

1973 - John Lennon's visa extension was canceled by the New York Office of the Immigration Department. It had been granted only five days before.
Today in Beatles History

1976 - EMI Records re-released all 22 British Beatles singles. In addition "Yesterday" was released for the first time on 45 in the U.K.
Today in Beatles History

1977 - "An Evening With Diana Ross" aired on NBC-TV.

1989 - Smokey Robinson's autobiography "Inside My Life" was released.

1998 - Liam Gallagher (Oasis) was charged in an Australian court after he allegedly headbutted a fan, breaking the fan's nose. He was released on $10,000 bail.

1998 - Madonna did a rare live interview at MuchMusic's Toronto headquarters.

1999 - George Jones was severely injured in a car accident.

2000 - Foxy Brown crashed her car into a fence in Brooklyn, NY. She was admitted for medical attention and released the next morning. Brown was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle by police.