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Music History Today for July 31


This is Music History Today for July 31. On this date:

* In 1980, the Eagles broke up after a fight between Glenn Frey and Don Felder.
* In 1964, country singer Jim Reeves passed away in a plane crash.
* In 1969, Elvis began the Vegas Elvis era when he started performing at the International Hotel.
* In 1886, classical composer Franz Liszt passed away.
Born on this date:
* Fatboy Slim
* Bill Berry of R.E.M.
* Will Champion of Coldplay
* guitarist John 5
* Hugh McDowell of Electric Light Orchestra
* Karl Green of Herman’s Hermits
* Gary Lewis of Gary Lewis and the Playboys
* singer-songwriter Lobo
* Daniel Ash of Bauhaus
* singer Daniel Boone
* Former President of Atlantic Records Ahmet Ertegun
* guitarist Stanley Jordan
* Jim Corr of the Corrs
* Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band