Music History for

November 23

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1876 - Composer Manuel De Falla was born.

1889 - The first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon.

1903 - Enrico Caruso made his American debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York in "Rigoletto."

1959 - The musical "Fiorello!" opened on Broadway.

1964 - The Rolling Stones show up late for the BBC radio shows, "Top Gear" and "Saturday Club" and are banned by the BBC.
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1970 - George Harrison's "My Sweet Lord" was released in the U.S.
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1972 - The musical "Pippin" opened at the Imperial Theater on Broadway.

1974 - Gary Wright quit the group Spooky Tooth to go solo.

1976 - Police arrested Jerry Lee Lewis outside the gates of Graceland after he showed up for the second time that night and made a scene by shouting, waving a pistol and demanding to see Elvis Presley.

1979 - Marianne Faithful was arrested at Oslo Airport in Norway for possession of marijuana.

1984 - The Metallica single "Creeping Death" was released.

1990 - MTV banned Madonna's "Justify My Love" video.

1998 - Donald Bohana, 61, was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the drowning death of Delores "DeeDee" Jackson, the ex-wife of Tito Jackson (Jackson 5).

1993 - Metallica's album "Garage Inc." was released worldwide. It was released in the U.S. the next day.

1999 - The Metallica album "S&M" was released.

2001 - "U2: Elevation Tour 2001" aired on VH1.

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