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June 26, 1996

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On this day in 1996, Sammy Hagar was replaced as Van Halen’s vocalist. Coincidentally, Hagar was replaced by the vocalist he himself had replaced 11 years earlier: [...]

June 23, 1990

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On this day in 1990, actor Gary Busey purchased one of Buddy Holly’s guitars at an auction for $240,000. The guitar came complete with a tooled leather case that was [...]

June 22, 1981

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On this day in 1981, Mark David Chapman plead guilty to the murder of John Lennon. Chapman killed the former Beatle six months earlier and was sentenced to 20 years-to-life [...]

June 21, 1958

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On this day in 1958, Bobby Darin’s, ‘Splish Splash’ was released. Recorded at Atlantic studios in New York with Ahmet Ertegun as producer, ‘Splish [...]

June 20, 1942

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On this day in 1942, Brian Douglas Wilson of The Beach Boys was born to Audree Neva and Murry Wilson at Centinela Hospital in Inglewood, California. He is the eldest of three [...]

June 19, 2004

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On this day in 2004, David Bowie had a lollipop thrown at him on stage by an audience member while he was in the middle of performing in Oslo, Norway. The lollipop wedged [...]

Partner knows…

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Every once in a while, a song comes along that takes you way back. For me, that song is Partner’s latest, “Everybody Knows.” And that place is college, specifically the [...]

June 8, 1962

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On this day in 1962, Skeeter Davis entered RCA Studios in Nashville and recorded Arthur Kent and Sylvia Dee’s ‘The End Of The World’ with Chet Atkins as [...]

June 7, 2009

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On this day in 2009, Bret Michaels (of Poison) performed at the Tony Awards, and after the song was over, Michaels had a run-in with the set – and the set won. He cut [...]
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