Music History for

September 6

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1937 - Benny Goodman and his orchestra recorded "Sugar Foot Stomp."

1958 - Georgia Gibbs sang "The Hula-Hoop Song" on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

1961 - Bob Dylan debuted at the Gaslight Cafe in New York City.

1963 - Jerry Lee Lewis' contract with Sun Records expired.

1968 - Eric Clapton recorded his guitar solo on The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps."
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1969 - After a show in the Memphis Mid-Southern Coliseum, James Brown announced his retirement from live performance after July 4, 1970.

1972 - John and Yoko appeared on Jerry Lewis' Muscular Dystrophy Telethon.
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1982 - Paul McCartney released the single "Tug Of War."
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1982 - Peter Gabriel's "Security" album was released. The album is also known as "Peter Gabriel 4."

1989 - The Pittsburgh Steelers were banned from practicing on their own field, Three Rivers Stadium, because The Rolling Stones were rehearsing for their upcoming concert.

1989 - The New Kids on the Block released the album "Hangin' Tough."

1993 - Don Henley, Jimmy Buffett, Elton John, Sting and Aerosmith performed at a benefit concert in Boston for Walden Woods.

1995 - Bruce Hornsby and Branford Marsalis performed the National Anthem in Baltimore's Camden Yards before Cal Ripken Jr. set baseball's all-time consecutive games played record.

2000 - MP3.com agreed to pay Universal Music $53.4 million to end their legal dispute over licensing.

2010 - Jane's Addiction announced that it had parted ways with bassist Duff McKagan. McKagan had only been working with the band for five months.

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