Music History for

May 15


1813 - Composer Stephen Heller was born.

1567 - Composer Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi was born.

1938 - Guy Lombardo and his orchestra recorded "Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride."

1957 - Elvis Presley inhaled a cap on one of his teeth. He had to be taken to a Los Angeles hospital to have it removed from his lung.
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1963 - The Hollies began recording their first sessions for their first album. "Stay with The Hollies" was released in January 1964.

1971 - Two short films by John Lennon were shown at the Cannes Film Festival in France.

1974 - Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones) released his first solo album, "Monkey Grip." It was the first solo effort by a member of the Rolling Stones.
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1984 - Nils Lofgren replaced "Miami" Steve Van Zant in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band.

1985 - Prince released the single "Raspberry Beret."

1994 - Sting and Nancy Wilson received honorary doctorates from the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

1995 - Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots) was arrested for trying to buy drugs in a motel parking lot in Pasadena, CA.
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1998 - Sonny and Cher received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

2009 - Eminem released his 5th studio album "Relapse."