December 1 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
Miscellaneous
December 1

1940 : ASCAP tells Glenn Miller that he doesn't have the rights to use "Moonlight Serenade" as his theme, so he switches to "Slumber Song".

1966 : "The Mamas and The Papas" (their 2nd album, sometimes referred to as "Cass, John, Michelle, Dennie") is certified gold.

1968 : Janis Joplin makes her final appearance with her band, Big Brother & the Holding Company.

1972 : Martha and the Vandellas give their farewell performance in Detroit, Michigan.
 

1975 : On her thirtieth birthday, Bette Midler undergoes emergency surgery to remove her appendix.

1989 : Sly Stone (Sly and the Family Stone) is sentenced to 55 days in jail for driving while under the influence of cocaine.

2005 : "Rocky Horror Picture Show" is entered into the National Film Registry.

2012 : Antonio de la Rua, former boyfriend (and former business manager) of Latin pop star Shakira, files a lawsuit for $100 million against her. The suit alleges that Shakira wouldn't have had the success she'd had without his help, and Rua seeks compensation for his management work.

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