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Happy Belated Birthday, Mozart

Overture, La Nozze di Figaro

Rocks Off can usually be counted on to forget at least one thing per day, and yesterday it just happened to be that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, known in his day as the Elvis of Salzburg, was born January 27, 1756. A quarter of a millennium later, he's still a genius. Here's something Trading Places fans might recognize. Turn it up!

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