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January 31, 1984

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Today in 1984, Queen’s ‘Radio Ga Ga’ entered the U.K. singles charts at No. 4. The song was released after the band’s long hiatus from recording and [...]

January 30, 1969

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Today in 1969, The Beatles played a lunch-time gig on top of the Apple Building in London. It would be their last show. The performance lasted just longer than 40 minutes, [...]

January 29, 2009

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Today in 2009, former American Idol winner, Kelly Clarkson made the largest ever leap to No. 1 in the history of the U.S. singles chart. Her single, ‘My Life Would Suck [...]

January 28, 1968

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Today in 1968, Jim Morrison of The Doors was arrested in Las Vegas. He was charged with public drunkenness, vagrancy, and failure to possess sufficient identification. [...]

January 27, 1968

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Today in 1968, Otis Redding’s ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay’ was released – six weeks after he was killed in a plane crash. The track was [...]

January 13, 1986

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On this day in 1986, Sex Pistols members John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten), Steve Jones and Paul Cook, as well as the mother of Sid Vicious, sued their former manager Malcolm [...]

January 11, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Jimi Hendrix entered De Lane Lea Studios in London to record ‘Purple Haze’. Guitar and vocals were later touched up at Olympic Studios in London [...]

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 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 [...]
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