Today In Music History: September 13th

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It was on this date in 1960, The Federal Communications Act, originally written in 1934, was amended to outlaw payments of cash or gifts in exchange for airplay of records.  In 1965 [lastfm]Paul McCartney[/lastfm]‘s  “Yesterday” was released as a Beatles single in the United States.

1968 – [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm]‘s Experience appeared at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland during his North America Tour.

1980 – [lastfm]Jackson Browne[/lastfm]‘s album Hold Out hit number one, his only album to do so in the U.S.

1986 – The group [lastfm]Berlin[/lastfm]‘s song “Take My Breath Away” was the number one single.

2003 – [lastfm]Michael Jackson[/lastfm] held a $5,000 a ticket charity party at his Neverland ranch in Santa Ynes for 500 guests.

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