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Music History Today for May 30

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

* In 1968, the Beatles started working on the White Album.
* In 1971, 36 people were hospitalized during a Grateful Dead concert, after they drank LSD laced apple juice.
* In 1996, John Kahn of the Jerry Garcia Band passed away.
* In 2002, Diana Ross entered rehab.
* In 1997, Yanni performed at the Forbidden City in China. He became the first western artist to perform there in the country’s communist era.
 
 
Born on this date:
* big band leader Benny Goodman
* rapper Trey Parker
* Wynonna Judd
* Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, and Prophets of Rage
* Stephen Malkmus of Pavement
* Tim Burgess of Charlatans 
* singer Idina Menzel
* musician Cee-Lo
* rapper Big L
* Patrick Dalheimer of Live
* Stephen Duffy, founding member of Duran Duran
* Marie Fredriksson of Roxette
* Topper Headon of the Clash
* Lenny Davidson of the Dave Clark Five