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November 19, 1983

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On this day in 1983, Tom Evans of Badfinger committed suicide. Eight years prior, his bandmate Pete Ham died in a similar fashion. The band had extraordinarily bad business [...]

November 18, 2003

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On this day in 2003, Tori Amos’ Tales of a Librarian was released. Amos still owed her former record company, Atlantic Records, a few albums but Amos did not want to [...]

November 16, 1960

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On this day in 1960, Patsy Cline entered Decca Records in Nashville to record ‘I Fall to Pieces’. The song was written by Hank Cochran and Harlan Howard, and [...]

November 15, 1972

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On this day in 1972, Harry Chapin’s son, Josh, was born. Josh’s birth gave Chapin a new appreciation for the poem his wife Sandy had written (about her [...]

August 20, 1966

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On this day in 1966, the best guitarist in world history was born, okay, okay… just my opinion. Darrell Abbott was born in Arlington, Texas to Carolyn and Jerry Abbott. [...]

August 19, 1988

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On this day in 1988, ‘Crazy’ by Patsy Cline and Elvis Presley’s ‘Hound Dog’ were announced as the most played jukebox songs of the first hundred [...]

August 18, 2010

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On this day in 2010, French beauty label Etat Libre D’Orange announced that they had teamed up with The Sex Pistols to bottle the scent of “the Punk era” by [...]

August 17, 1966

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On this day in 1966, during a press conference between two concerts in Toronto, Ontario, the Beatles made a controversial statement by voicing their opinion on the war and [...]

August 16, 1996

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On this day in 1996, Pantera, White Zombie, and The Deftones performed an amazing show at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ontario. I was there with my brother and my best [...]

August 14, 1958

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On this day in 1958, Elvis Presley’s mother Gladys died. At her funeral two days later Presley was so overcome with grief he was unable to stand and had to be [...]
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