This Day in Music.

2001 - Songstress Barbra Streisand releases her first holiday album in 34 years, ""Christmas Memories."" The album is the artists first studio release since 1999's ""A Love Like Ours.""

2001 - Songstress Barbra Streisand releases her first holiday album in 34 years, ""Christmas Memories."" The album is the artists first studio release since 1999's ""A Love Like Ours.""

2001 - Tim Booth announces that James' forthcoming U.K. tour is to be his last with the band. With 11 albums and 20 top-40 U.K. singles under its belt with Booth at the helm, the Manchester-based group's remaining members plan to continue making music together following the singer's departure.

1999 - Intel cybercasts the 13th annual Bridge School Benefit concert. The show features performances by the Who, Pearl Jam, and Brian Wilson, among others.

1997 - Former Zap Mama songstress Sally Nyolo embarks on her first U.S. tour in Glenside, Pa.

1997 - The Senate passes the music industry's ""La Cienega"" bill by a voice vote. The bill closes a loophole in the 1909 copyright Act that put into peril most pre-1978 music copyrights.

1988 - Kurt Cobain, lead singer of Seattle megagroup Nirvana, smashes his very first guitar.

1984 - Linda Ronstadt makes her operatic debut in ""La Boheme"" in New York.

1978 - NBC-TV airs the live action TV movie, "Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park," in which the band Kiss foils a mad scientist.

1964 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""Baby Love,"" The Supremes. The group is the first from Motown Records to have two No. 1 hits.

1951 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Cold, Cold Heart," Tony Bennett.

1939 - Grace Slick (Grace Wing) of Jefferson Airplane/Starship is born in Chicago.
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