on this day in music history

November 25, 2013

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On this day in 2013, the Beastie Boys sued the toy company GoldieBlox for running an online ad featuring young girls singing an altered cover version of their song [...]

November 24, 1997

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On this day in 1997, Johnny Rotten (John Lydon) of The Sex Pistols was on an episode of Judge Judy, Rotten was the defendant in a wrongful termination lawsuit brought on by [...]

November 23, 1976

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On this day in 1976, Jerry Lee Lewis was arrested outside of Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion after he supposedly waved a pistol and demanding to see “The [...]

November 21, 1991

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On this day in 1991, Aerosmith performed “Walk This Way” on the “Flaming Moe” episode of The Simpsons. The band was one of the first musical guests on [...]

August 20, 1966

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On this day in 1966, the best guitarist in world history was born, okay, okay… just my opinion. Darrell Abbott was born in Arlington, Texas to Carolyn and Jerry Abbott. [...]

August 19, 1988

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On this day in 1988, ‘Crazy’ by Patsy Cline and Elvis Presley’s ‘Hound Dog’ were announced as the most played jukebox songs of the first hundred [...]

August 18, 2010

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On this day in 2010, French beauty label Etat Libre D’Orange announced that they had teamed up with The Sex Pistols to bottle the scent of “the Punk era” by [...]

August 17, 1966

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On this day in 1966, during a press conference between two concerts in Toronto, Ontario, the Beatles made a controversial statement by voicing their opinion on the war and [...]

August 16, 1996

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On this day in 1996, Pantera, White Zombie, and The Deftones performed an amazing show at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ontario. I was there with my brother and my best [...]

August 14, 1958

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On this day in 1958, Elvis Presley’s mother Gladys died. At her funeral two days later Presley was so overcome with grief he was unable to stand and had to be [...]
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