Articles by RazMataz

September 15, 1975

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Today in 1975, Pink Floyd released their ninth stuio album, Wish You Were Here. The album, which was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London, centred around themes of [...]

September 14, 1955

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Today in 1955, Little Richard recorded his first rock-n-roll hit, ‘Tutti Frutti’. The track was recorded at the end of a long day in the studio. Until then, [...]

September 13, 1969

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Today in 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono flew to Toronto with the Plastic Ono Band to perform at the Rock & Roll Revival Show. The Plastic Ono Band featured members Eric [...]

September 11, 1969

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Today in 1969, Great White Wonder – what is reputed to be the first bootleg album – hit record stores. The album contained 25 unofficially released  recordings by Bob [...]

September 10, 2008

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Today in 2008, Peter Gabriel received the Ambassador of Conscience Award from Amnesty International. The award recognized Gabriel’s work campaigning for human rights [...]

September 9, 1995

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Today in 1995, Coolio scored his first U.S. No. 1 single with ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’. The track features L.V. and sampled the chorus of the 1976 Stevie Wonder [...]

September 8, 1952

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Today in 1952, Ray Charles recorded his first session for Atlantic Records. Atlantic had bought Charles’ contract from Swing Time Records after that label folded. [...]

September 7, 1968

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Today in 1968, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham made their live debut as Led Zeppelin. About 1,200 people attended the show at Teen Club, in a suburb [...]

September 6, 1970

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Today in 1970, Jimi Hendrix made his last live appearance at the Isle of Fehmarn in Fehmarn, Germany. Hendrix was originally slated to play on September 5, but heavy rains [...]

September 5, 1998

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Today in 1998, Aerosmith scored their first U.S. No. 1 hit with the song, ‘I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing’. The track was written by Diane Warren for the [...]
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