music history

January 14, 2014

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On this day in 2014, Police in Los Angeles investigated an alleged battery incident involving rapper Kanye West after West punched a man who had targeted racist comments at [...]

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 12, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album (aka Led Zeppelin I) was released in America. Recorded at Olympic Studios in Barnes, London, the album took [...]

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 [...]

January 10, 1984

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On this day in 1984, Cyndi Lauper became the first female recording artist since Bobbie Gentry in 1967 to be nominated for five Grammy Awards: Album of the Year, Best New [...]

January 9, 2003

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On this day in 2003, a grand piano once owned by Elvis Presley was sold for $685,000. Music producer Robert Johnson and partner Larry Moss sold the piano to the chairman of [...]

January 8, 1959

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On this day in 1959, Paul Hester, drummer of New Zealand’s Crowded House was born. Hester died on March 26th, 2005, aged [...]

January 7, 2006

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On this day in 2006, Pink married motocross racer Carey Hart on a beach in Costa Rica. Pink proposed to Hart during one of his races in Mammoth Lakes, California, by holding [...]

January 6, 2005

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On this day in 2005, US CD sales rose for the first time in four years. The CD format accounted for 98% of the 666 million albums sold, according to research company Nielsen [...]

January 5,

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On this day in 2003, Billie Joe Armstrong, lead singer of Green Day was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being stopped in California for speeding in a black [...]
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