Music History for

June 12

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1897 - Composer Alexander Tansman was born.

1935 - At age 17, Ella Fitzgerald recorded her first songs. The two songs were "Love and Kisses" and "I'll Chase the Blues Away."

1959 - The album "Chuck Berry on Top" was released by Chuck Berry.

1959 - Bo Diddley released "Go Go Bo Diddley."

1965 - The Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" was released.
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1965 - The Beatles received their MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) awards.
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1972 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono released "Some Time In New York City."
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1989 - Graceland opened the Elvis Presley Autoland Museum, which contains over 20 cars owned by Presley.

1990 - Miriah Carey's self-titled debut album was released.

1994 - Cab Calloway suffered a stroke from which he never truly recovered from. He died November 18, 1994 at the age 86.

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