Music History for

March 27

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1851 - Composer Paul-Marie-Theodore-Vincent D'Indy was born.

1892 - Composer Ferde Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofe was born.

1927 - Composer Mstislav Leopold Rostropovich was born.

1945 - Ella Fitzgerald and the Delta Rhythm Boys recorded "Itís Only a Paper Moon."

1950 - Jazz pianist, Erroll Garner became one of the first jazz instrumentalists to give a solo concert. In 1954, he wrote the song "Misty."

1951 - Frank Sinatra recorded "Iím a Fool to Want You."

1967 - The Young Rascals recorded "Groovin'."

1973 - "Rolling Stone" reported that Carlos Santana had changed his name to "Devadip."

1979 - Bruce Springsteen's first video, "Rosalita," premiered on BBC-TV.

1981 - AC/DC released "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" in the U.S. It had been released in Australia in 1976.


1985 - The Bon Jovi album 7800į Fahrenheit was released in the U.S.

1986 - Sammy Hagar played his first show as lead singer of Van Halen.

1987 - U2 filmed their video "Where the Streets Have No Name" on a rooftop in L.A.

1991 - Donnie Wahlberg (The New Kids on the Block) was arrested in Louisville, KY, for first-degree arson. He allegedly poured vodka on a hotel carpet and set it on fire.

1995 - Tupac Shakur's "Me Against the World" made him the first rap artist to debut at No. 1 on the charts while in jail for sexual assault.

1998 - Construction began on Alice Cooper's new Coopers'town Restaurant in Phoenix, AZ.

2002 - Lyle Lovett was trampled by a bull while trying to help his uncle who had just been thrown by the animal. Lovett's lower right leg was broken in several places.

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