Today in Music History

April 10, 1976

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Today in 1976, Peter Frampton hit the top spot on the U.S. album charts with Frampton Comes Alive!, the biggest selling live album in rock history. The album was the [...]

April 9, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Paul McCartney quit The Beatles, which ended the group. The band members were are all working on solo projects at the time and as Paul McCartney states [...]

April 8, 1998

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On this day in 1998, George Michael was released on bail after his arrest for engaging in lewd conduct in a park restroom in Beverly Hills, California. Michael was arrested [...]

April 7, 1979

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Today in 1979, The Doobie Brothers hit No. 1 on the U.S. album charts with Minute By Minute. The record was the band’s eighth studio album, and their only U.S. chart [...]

April 6, 2003

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Today in 2003, the White Stripes’ Elephant hit No. 1 on the U.K. album charts. The album was the duo’s second studio record, their first with a major label. It [...]

April 5, 1998

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Today in 1998, the Spice Girls performed their first ever live U.K. concert in Glasgow, Scotland. The five-piece girl band performed in front of 9,000 people. The show was [...]

April 4, 1968

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On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King Jr was shot and killed on a Memphis motel balcony. King’s life inspired the U2 song ‘Pride (In The Name Of [...]

April 3, 1989

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Today in 1989, Pepsi scrapped its plans to air commercials featuring Madonna’s ‘Like a Prayer’. The company said its reasons for stopping the ads was public [...]

April 2, 1977

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Today in 1977, Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours hit No. 1 on the U.S. album chart. The album is the band’s eleventh studio record and most successful record to date. It [...]

March 2, 1983

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On this day in 1983, the first CD players were released in America (and worldwide), along with 16 albums on CD. The compact disc (CD) was developed together by the Dutch [...]
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