Music History for

May 6

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1858 - Composer Georges-Adolphe Hue was born.

1965 - Keith Richards began writing the Rolling Stones' "Satisfaction" in a Florida hotel room.
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1973 - In Boston, Paul Simon began his first tour without Art Garfunkel.

1977 - Dolly Parton made her New York singing debut.

1978 - The Bee Gees announced the launch of UNICEF benefit concerts.

1994 - Pearl Jam filed a complaint with the U.S. Justice Department against Ticketmaster. The charge was the company had a monopoly on the concert ticket business.

1995 - James Taylor and Natalie Cole received honorary degrees at Berklee College of Music's 50th anniversary commencement.

1996 - Metallica began two days of recording for the video "Until It Sleeps."

2003 - Metallica was featured as an "mtvICON" in a 90-minute special.
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2005 - In Augusta, GA, a statue of James Brown was unveiled. The bronze lifesize statue was to commemorate Brown's musical accomplisments.
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