on this day in music

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 30, 1968

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On this day in 1968, The Beatles’ Apple Boutique, a psychedelic clothing store located at 94 Baker Street in London, closed for business after seven months of [...]

July 29, 1997

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On this day in 1997, Pantera’s Official Live: 101 Proof was released. Produced by Vinnie Paul and Dimebag Darrell, it was recorded through 1996 and 1997. The first [...]

July 28, 1979

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On this day in 1979, Joe Perry quits Aerosmith after a show in Cleveland, when he gets in screaming match with Steven Tyler. He was replaced by Jim Crespo. Perry rejoined the [...]

July 27, 1964

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On this day in 1964, Rex Brown was born in Graham Texas. Brown is an American musician and author, who is best known as the bassist for the heavy metal band Pantera. [...]

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 24, 1977

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On this day in 1977, the original line up for Led Zeppelin played their last show ever in the United States. Two days after the concert at the Oakland Coliseum, Robert Plant [...]

July 23, 1996

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On this day in 1996, Fiona Apple released her debut album, Tidal. Released through both Work Records as well as Columbia Records (Sony Music), it peaked at No.15 on the U.S. [...]
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