Today's Events in Music History

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  • 1961 Bricusse & Newley's musical "Stop the world I want to ..." premieres

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1961 American opera singer Grace Bumbry becomes the first black singer to perform at the Bayreuth Festival, Germany, she earns 42 curtain calls

Opera Singer Grace Bumbry
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Grace Bumbry
  • 1965 The Beatles' "Help" is released in UK
  • 1976 Wings release "Let 'em In"

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1992 Bruce Springsteen begins a world tour

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
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Bruce Springsteen
  • 1994 Dancer Gene Kelly suffers a mild stroke
  • 1995 "Hamlet" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 121 performances