Today in Music History

October 14, 1969

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Today in 1969, police in New Jersey issued an arrest warrant for Frank Sinatra. Sinatra had failed to heed a subpoena regarding an investigation into organized crime. At the [...]

October 13, 1965

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Today in 1965, The Who recorded ‘My Generation’ at Pye Studios in London. The song hit No. 2 on the U.K. charts, but was held off of the top spot by The [...]

October 12, 1955

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On this day in 1955, Chrysler introduced the world’s first in-car sound system… vinyl record players, complete with an assortment of classical records, mounted [...]

October 11, 1990

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Today in 1990, Dave Grohl played his first show with Nirvana at the North Shore Surf Club in Olympia. Grohl would continue to play with Nirvana, even contributing to the [...]

October 10, 1989

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Today in 1989, Axl Rose challenged David Bowie to a fight. The Guns N’ Roses singer felt Bowie was bothering a female member of the band’s entourage. Security [...]

September 29, 1992

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On this day in 1992, Stone Temple Pilots released their first album, Core. STP recorded between 1991–1992 at Rumbo Recorders Canoga Park in California on Atlanta Records [...]

September 28, 1991

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On this day in 1991, the Monsters of Rock concert was held in Russia at the Tushino Air Field in Moscow. This was the firts time any sort of heavy metal bands were to perform [...]

September 27, 2007

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On this day in 2007, it was announced that the Beastie Boys were one of the nine nominees for the 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions. In December 2011, they were [...]

September 25, 1975

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On this day in 1975 Jackie Wilson was performing as part of Dick Clark’s Good Ole Rock ‘N Roll Revue in New Jersey, and while singing “My heart is [...]

September 22, 1977

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On this day in 1977, Rolling Stone Magazine featured only a single photo of Elvis Presley on the cover with no other text but  “ELVIS PRESLEY 1935-1977”. It [...]
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