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Music History Today for July 30


This is Music History Today for July 30. On this date:

* In 1991, Metallica released Enter Sandman.
* In 2006, the last episode of the long running British music show Top of the Pops is shown.
* In 2003, Sam Phillips, who owned Sun Studios and gave Elvis his start, passed away.
* In 2003, Toronto threw a concert to get tourists to come back after the SARS virus scared people away. The concert featured Rush, the Isley Brothers, the Rolling Stones, and the Flaming Lips.
* In 1996, Sublime released their debut album.
Born on this date:
* Kate Bush
* Buddy Guy
* Christine McGuire of the McGuire Sisters
* jazz saxophonist David Sanborn
* singer Paul Anka
* Brad Hargreaves of Third Eye Blind
* Joyce Jones of First Choice
* Hugh Nicholson of Marmalade
* Jeffrey Hammond of Jethro Tull
* Sean Moore of Manic Street Preachers
* Ian Watkins of Lostprophets