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This Day in Music History – May 24th

1964 – On “The Ed Sullivan Show,” a taped Beatles performance was played. The Beatles performed “You Can’t Do That” from the set of “A Hard Day’s Night.”

1967 – The Elvis Presley movie “Double Trouble” premiered in New York. It was released across the U.S on April 5.

1974 – On “Midnight Special,” Richard Pryor was host to Olivia Newton-John and Boz Scaggs.

1979 – Genesis manned a box office selling tickets to their benefit show at L.A.’s Roxy.

1982 – Topper Headon left the Clash.

1982 – Jefferson Starship, the Grateful Dead, Boz Scaggs, and Country Joe McDonald played at San Francisco’s Moscone Center to raise money for the Vietnam Veterans Project.

1983 – Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet broke up the band Yaz.

1986 – Garth Brooks and Sandy Mahl were married.

1986 – Davy Jones, Mickey Dolenz, and Peter Tork reunited as the Monkees. They kicked off their reunion tour at the Concord Hotel, in New York’s Catskills Mountains.

1989 – The Mavis Staples album “Time Waits For No One” was released.

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