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2000Jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine passes away at a New York hospital. The 66-year-old artist, perhaps best known for his 1970 hit "Sugar," had suffered a stroke two days earlier while he was in the city for a performance at the Blue Note nightclub.
2000The soundtrack to Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous" hits stores with something on it that no other soundtrack has ever had before: the authorized use of a vintage Led Zeppelin song. Zeppelin principals Robert Plant and Jimmy Page are so taken by the film that they agree to let Crowe include four of their songs in it, including "That's The Way," which appears on the soundtrack.
2000To trumpet its entry into the New York metropolitan market with 15 stores, retail chain Best Buy presents a free Sting concert in the city's Central Park.
1999A sold-out crowd of 23,000 people listen to Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews Band, Deana Carter, and Neil Young perform at Farm Aid '99.
1998A concert by Shania Twain is televised live on DirecTV, in what the direct broadcast satellite service claims is the first such TV event for the country star.
1998Vince Gill makes his 100th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.
1997Swedish music veteran Stig Anderson, the man who discovered Abba, dies suddenly of a heart attack in Stockholm. He is 66.
1995Luciano Pavarotti is joined by U2 members Bono and the Edge, as well as singer-producer Brian Eno, in a benefit concert in Modena, Italy for the children of war-ravaged Bosnia.
1966The Monkees' television show premieres on NBC-TV.
1966ABC-TV's musical variety series, ``The Roger Miller Show,'' premieres.
1948Elvis Presley, age 13, moves with his parents to Memphis, Tenn.
1944Barry White is born in Galveston, Texas.
1943Maria Muldaur is born Maria D'Amato in New York City. Her biggest pop hit is ``Midnight at the Oasis,'' a top 10 single in 1974. She later becomes an inspirational recording artist.

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