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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 [...]

October 10, 1989

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Today in 1989, Axl Rose challenged David Bowie to a fight. The Guns N’ Roses singer felt Bowie was bothering a female member of the band’s entourage. Security [...]

September 22, 1977

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On this day in 1977, Rolling Stone Magazine featured only a single photo of Elvis Presley on the cover with no other text but  “ELVIS PRESLEY 1935-1977”. It [...]

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 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 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 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 [...]
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