on this day in music

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 [...]

January 4, 2001

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On this day in 2001, Courtney Love filed a lawsuit against her “alleged stalker” claiming that Lesley Barber, the ex-wife of then her current boyfriend Jim [...]

January 3, 1994

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On this day in 1994, Nirvana played the first of two sold-out shows at the PNE Forum in Vancouver, Canada. The concerts marked the final Vancouver appearance for the band who [...]

November 8, 1952

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On this day in 1952, the first ever UK pop chart was published by the New Musical Express after staff asked 53 record shops to divulge their sales returns. “Here In My [...]

November 7, 1951

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On this day in 1951, Frank Sinatra married his second wife actress Ava Gardner, just days after his divorce came through from his first wife, Frank, 37, and Ava, 29, were wed [...]

September 29, 1992

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On this day in 1992, Stone Temple Pilots released their first album, Core. STP recorded between 1991–1992 at Rumbo Recorders Canoga Park in California on Atlanta Records [...]

September 28, 1991

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On this day in 1991, the Monsters of Rock concert was held in Russia at the Tushino Air Field in Moscow. This was the firts time any sort of heavy metal bands were to perform [...]

September 27, 2007

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On this day in 2007, it was announced that the Beastie Boys were one of the nine nominees for the 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions. In December 2011, they were [...]

September 25, 1975

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On this day in 1975 Jackie Wilson was performing as part of Dick Clark’s Good Ole Rock ‘N Roll Revue in New Jersey, and while singing “My heart is [...]
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