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2000Traditional country music singer and yodeler Don Walser receives the National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Award during ceremonies at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.
1997Music Festival of India, a touring gala celebrating the 50th anniversary of India's independence gets under way at Cleveland's Masonic Temple.
1995Ex-10,000 Maniacs frontwoman Natalie Merchant kicks off her first solo tour in New Orleans with her first solo album ``Tigerlily'' at No. 15 on The Billboard 200.
1991Nirvana kicks off a six-week U.S. tour.
1976The Captain & Tennille's primetime music variety show premieres on ABC-TV.
1975The Bay City Rollers give their U.S. debut performance on Howard Cosell's ``Saturday Night Variety Show'' on ABC-TV.
1973Jim Croce dies in a plane crash in Natchitoches, La. He'd just completed recording his third album, ``I Got a Name,'' a week before.
1970Jim Morrison is found guilty in Miami of indecent exposure and profanity stemming from a local performance by the Doors.
1968Ben Shepherd, bassist for Seattle grunge outfit Soundgarden is born in Okinawa, Japan.
1967Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the identical twin sons of singer Ricky Nelson, are born. They form the rock group Nelson and hit No. 1 in 1990 with ``(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection.''
1947Styx drummer John Panozzo is born.

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