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May 31, 1956

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On this day in 1956, Buddy Holly attended the screening of the John Wayne film, The Searchers. In the film, Holly was intrigued by the line, “That’ll be the [...]

May 30, 2000

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On this day in 2000, Eminem’s second album, The Marshall Mathers LP became the fastest selling rap album of all time, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, [...]

May 29, 1983

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On this day in 1983, KISS played their last concert in Sao Paulo while in their famous makeup. In 1996, the band would reform with all original members and painted faces once [...]

May 28, 1964

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On this day in 1964, Marianne Faithfull records her version of Keith Richards’ and Mick Jaggers’ song, ‘As Tears Go By’. Written by Richards, Jagger [...]

May 27, 1974

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On this day in 1974, Lisa Marie Presley, age 5, met Michael Jackson, age 11, for the first time in Las Vegas after a performance by the Jackson 5. Elvis had taken his [...]

May 26, 1996

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On this day in 1996, firefighters arrived at the burning home of Eric Clapton to find the guitarist running in and out of the house to save his guitar collection. The top [...]

May 25, 2002

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On this day in 2002, the mosh pit at the RFK Stadium during an Eminem performance lost control, injuring 30 people and sending six to the [...]

May 24, 2009

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On this day in 2009, Jay Bennett, guitarist for Wilco, died unexpectedly in his sleep. The coroners report stated Bennett’s death was an accidental overdose of the [...]

May 22, 1971

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On this day in 1971, The Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers record (with a real zipper on the cover) hit No. 1 on the British [...]

April 10, 1976

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Today in 1976, Peter Frampton hit the top spot on the U.S. album charts with Frampton Comes Alive!, the biggest selling live album in rock history. The album was the [...]
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