Music History for

October 11

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1727 - In London, Westminster Abbey, George Frideric Handel's Coronation Anthem No. 4 was performed for the first time.

1939 - Coleman Hawkins recorded "Body and Soul."

1940 - Glenn Miller recorded "Make Believe Ballroom Time" in New York City.

1948 - "Where's Charley?" debuted on Broadway.

1969 - Muddy Waters was seriously injured and three people were killed in a car accident near Chicago, IL.

1975 - "Saturday Night Live" was broadcast for the first time with George Carlin as the guest host. Janis Ian performed "At Seventeen" and "In the Winter." Billy Preston played "Nothing from Nothing" and "Fancy Lady."

1990 - Nirvana had it's first show with David Grohl on drums.

2011 - The single "Young, Wild & Free" was released as a digital download by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa featuring Bruno Mars in the U.S.

2014 - The concert movie "One Direction: Where We Are - The Concert Film" was released in theaters. The worldwide showing ended the next day and broke the record for the highest grossing event cinema production with a net of $15 million.

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