Music History for
1721 - In Germany, Johann Sebastian Bach published the Six
1941 - Glenn Miller began work on his first motion picture for 20th
Century Fox. The film was "Sun Valley Serenade."
1958 - Elvis Presley was sworn in as a private in the U.S. Army.
Today in Elvis History
1965 - Bill Wyman was knocked unconscious by an electrical shock
from a microphone stand. It was the first date of the
Rolling Stones anniversary tour.
1966 - The New York State Assembly passed a bill making it a
misdemeanor to sell bootlegs.
1973 - Lou Reed was bitten on his rear end by a fan during a
concert in Buffalo, NY. The male fan was ejected from the
1978 - The British courts granted British record companies the rights to seize bootleg and pirate recordings.
1991 - The Black Crowes were dropped as the opening act on ZZ Top's tour for repeatedly criticizing Miller Beer. Miller
Beer was sponsoring the tour.
1992 - A Chicago judge ruled in the Milli-Vanilli class-action
suit that $3.00 cash rebates would be given to anyone that
could prove that they bought the group's music before
November 27, 1990 (the date the lip synching scandal broke).
1998 - Type O Negative released its first home video. It was for the song "After Dark."
1998 - Amway Corp. announced that it had agreed to pay $9 million
to settle a lawsuit over the company's use of songs by top
artists in videotaped sales pitches.