on this day in music history

August 5, 1962

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On this day in 1962, Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her bedroom from a drug overdose. Although she is probably most famous for her blonde bombshell image and her comedic [...]

July 31, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones appealed their sentences on drug charges laid by British police after they were arrested in February [...]

July 26, 1974

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On this day in 1974, London graffiti artists hired by the Rolling Stones’ management spray painted various local sites as promotion for the group’s latest single, [...]

July 25, 1999

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On this day in 1999, the 30th Anniversary of Woodstock ends, unlike the 25th Anniversary, with riots, fires, looting, three rapes, and other crimes, including three [...]

July 17, 1970

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On this day in 1970, The Guess Who performed at the White House for President Richard Nixon and his royal guests, Prince Charles and Princess Anne. They did not play their [...]

July 4, 2002

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On this day in 2002, George Harrison’s “attacker”, the man who assaulted and nearly killed Harrison, was given a conditional release by a Mental Health [...]

June 30, 1986

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On this day in 1986, Madonna’s album “True Blue” was released! Recorded between December of 1985 to April 1986 at Studio Channel Recording Studios in Los [...]

June 28, 2016

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On this day in 2016, Elvis Presley’s original guitarist Scotty Moore dies at age 84. Moore, who played on rock classics like “Heartbreak Hotel” and [...]

June 25, 2004

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On this day in 2004, Eric Clapton raised close to $7.5 million for a drug addiction center he set up in the Caribbean. The items that were sold were the “Blackie” [...]

June 24, 1971

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On this day in 1971, Robert Altman’s film McCabe & Mrs. Miller was released to theaters. Altman was a fan of Leonard Cohen’s work, and the soundtrack for [...]
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