Music History for

March 8


1714 - Composer Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach was born.

1941 - Horace Heidt and his orchestra recorded "G'bye Now".

1962 - The Beatles performed for the first time on the BBC in Great Britain. The show was "Teenager's Turn".
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1964 - The Dave Clark 5 made their first appearance on the "Ed Sullivan Show".

1965 - The Beach Boys' "Help Me Rhonda" was released.

1968 - The Fillmore East opened in New York City.

1970 - Diana Ross opened her first outing as a solo performer in Framingham, MA.

1973 - Paul McCartney pled guilty to charges of growing marijuana outside of his Scottish countryside farm. He claimed that a fan had given him the seeds and that he did not know what they would grow. He was fined $240.
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1974 - Bad Company gave their debut performance in England.

1980 - George Harrison's book "I Me Mine" went on sale.

1987 - Bob Seger ended a tour that he claimed would be his last. It was not his last tour however.
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1993 - "Beavis and Butthead" premiered on MTV as a series.