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September 19, 1951

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Today in 1951, Canadian record producer, Daniel Lanois was born. Born in Hull, Que., Lanois’ famous clients have included U2, Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel and Bob Dylan. In [...]

September 18, 1983

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Today in 1983, KISS made their first public appearance without make-up. The band was being interviewed by MTV, promoting the release of their new album, Lick It Up. The [...]

September 14, 2015

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On this day in 2015, Twenty One Pilots performed “Stressed Out” on Late Night with Seth Meyers. The performance was less than memorable, oddly enough the usually [...]

September 13, 1977

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On this day in 1977, singer Fiona Apple was born in Manhattan, New York City, to singer Diane McAfee and actor Brandon Maggart. Even since she turned 16 years old, music has [...]

September 12, 1989

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Today in 1989, police in Toronto gave Alice Cooper a $105 ticket for disturbing the peace. Cooper was touring the downtown area of Toronto in a garbage truck, blasting some [...]

September 10, 1962

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On this day in 1962, the BBC banned Bobby “Boris” Pickett’s Halloween novelty single “Monster Mash,” finding it in poor taste. However, in 1973 [...]

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 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 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 [...]
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