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July 25, 1999

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On this day in 1999, the 30th Anniversary of Woodstock ends, unlike the 25th Anniversary, with riots, fires, looting, three rapes, and other crimes, including three [...]

July 24, 1977

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On this day in 1977, the original line up for Led Zeppelin played their last show ever in the United States. Two days after the concert at the Oakland Coliseum, Robert Plant [...]

July 23, 1996

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On this day in 1996, Fiona Apple released her debut album, Tidal. Released through both Work Records as well as Columbia Records (Sony Music), it peaked at No.15 on the U.S. [...]

July 22, 1979

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On this day in 1979, Little Richard, who has been preaching of his salvation throughout the United States, made his very famous statement: “If God can save an old [...]

July 21, 1990

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On this day in 1990, Roger Waters performed the classic Pink Floyd album The Wall at the Berlin Wall. Having left Pink Floyd, he was joined on stage by The Band, Scorpions [...]

July 20, 1986

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On this day in 1986, Sid and Nancy, the biopic about The Sex Pistols’ bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen, premiered. An Alex Cox production, Gary [...]

July 19, 2013

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On this day in 2013, Pearl Jam played a sold-out show at Wrigley Field in Chicago, the first American tour stop behind their 10th studio album, Lightning Bolt. Seven songs [...]

July 18, 1988

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On this day in 1988, Nico (born Christa Päffgen) of The Velvet Underground died while on holiday in Ibiza, off the coast of Valencia. While bike riding with her son Ari, [...]

July 17, 1970

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On this day in 1970, The Guess Who performed at the White House for President Richard Nixon and his royal guests, Prince Charles and Princess Anne. They did not play their [...]

July 16, 1981

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On this day in 1981, Harry Chapin died in a motor accident after being struck by a truck. Chapin was an American musician who was best known for his song, ‘Cat’s [...]
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