Today in Music History

April 14, 1945

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On this day in 1945, Richard ‘Ritchie’ Hugh Blackmore was born in Western-Super-Mare, England. His father was of Welsh ancestry and his mother of English. When [...]

April 13, 1959

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On this day in 1959, The Fleetwoods’ ‘Come Softly To Me’ hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Chart. The song was written when Fleetwoods members Gary [...]

April 12, 1994

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On this day in 1994, Hole released their second studio album, Live Through This. The record was released four days after frontwoman Courtney Love’s husband, Kurt [...]

April 11, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Fleetwood Mac’s original member, Peter Green would announce that he intended to leave the band to follow his newly-found mysterious religion. Green [...]

April 10, 1956

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On this day in 1956, experimental guitar builder Leo Fender was granted the patent for what we know today as the “whammy bar” – or, the “Tremolo Device [...]

April 9, 2002

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On this day in 2002, Marshall Mathers (a.k.a., Eminem) agreed to pay $100,000, minus attorney’s fees, to John Guerra in the civil lawsuit over a June 2000 parking-lot [...]

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, 1915

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On this day in 1915, Billie Holiday was born Eleanora Fagan in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Sarah “Sadie” Fagan and Clarence Holiday. Clarence Holiday was a [...]

April 6, 1968

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On this day in 1968, members of Pink Floyd announced that founder Sid Barrett had officially left the group due to his consistent psychiatric battles, as well as his drug [...]

April 5, 1994

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On this day in 1994, Kurt Cobain, singer of Nirvana, one of the greatest rock and roll bands in the world, took his own life. Cobain often spoke of endless stomach problems [...]
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