Today in Music History

September 9, 1994

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On this day in 1994, Green Day played a free show at the Hatch Shell in Boston. Many in the crowd took moshing to extreme rioting, and police ordered the show to end. The [...]

September 8, 2006

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On this day in 2006 Whitney Houston finally filed for a divorce from Bobby Brown’s crackhead ass! The couple had married in 1992 and Houston’s career went [...]

September 7, 1957

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On this day in 1957, Sam Cooke’s “You Send Me” was released by Keen Records. Produced by Bumps Blackwell and arranged and conducted by René Hall, the song [...]

September 6, 1961

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On this day in 1961, Bob Dylan debuted at the Gaslight Cafe in New York [...]

September 5, 1976

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On this day in 1976, Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington fell asleep at the wheel of his car while high on alcohol and drugs. He crashed his new Ford Torino into a tree. [...]

September 4, 1976

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Today in 1976, Fleetwood Mac’s self-titled album Hit No.1 a year after its release, knocking off Peter Frampton’s Frampton Comes Alive. It was the group’s [...]

September 3, 1971

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Today in 1971, Led Zeppelin performed at Madison Square Garden to an overly packed and enthusiastic crowd. As the show began, more than 19,000 fans rushed towards the [...]

September 2, 1993

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Today in 1993, Pearl Jam’s music video for their song “Jeremy” won four awards, including Video of the Year, at the MTV Video Music Awards. Pearl Jam [...]

September 1, 2011

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On this day in 2011, while boarding a Southwest flight from Oakland to Burbank, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is forced off the flight after giving some lip to a [...]

August 31, 1976

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On this day in 1976, George Harrison was found guilty of “subconscious plagiarism.” In a lawsuit which started in February 1971, Bright Tunes Music Corp. brought [...]
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