Today in Music History

February 24, 2010

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Today in 2010, Natavia Lowery, the personal assistant to former Ramones manager Linda Stein was found guilty of bludgeoning her boss to death. Lowery stole more than $30,000 [...]

February 23, 1985

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Today in 1985, Stevie Wonder was arrested during an anti-apartheid demonstration outside the South African Embassy in Washington. Wonder was released after being questioned [...]

February 22, 1978

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On this day in 1978, The Police appeared in a Wrigley’s Chewing Gum commercial for U.S. television. The band dyed their hair blonde for the [...]

February 21, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Simon and Garfunkel went to No. 1 on the U.K. charts with Bridge Over Troubled Water. The album stayed on the charts for more than 300 weeks, returning [...]

February 20, 1967

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Today in 1967, Kurt Cobain was born in Aberdeen, Wash. Cobain would go on to front the infamous grunge band, Nirvana. The band has sold more than 75 million albums across the [...]

February 19, 1982

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On this day in 1982, Ozzy Osbourne was arrested in San Antonio, Texas, for urinating on the Alamo. The thought it was a pile of rubble. Osbourne was wearing a dress at the [...]

February 15, 2000

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On this day in 2000, Sting pulled out of a concert in Vienna in protest of the inclusion of Jorg Haider’s far-right freedom party in the country’s new government. [...]

February 14, 1970

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On this day in 1970, The Who appeared at Leeds University in England. The performance was recorded for the band’s Live At Leeds record. As a result, the University of [...]

February 13, 1961

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On this day in 1961, Frank Sinatra launched his own record label – Reprise Records – in order to maintain artistic freedom for his own recordings. Under Sinatra’s [...]

February 12, 1977

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On this day in 1977, The Police recorded their first single, ‘Fall Out’. The session, which was recorded at Pathway Studios in London, England, cost just [...]
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