on this day in music

August 4, 2001

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On this day in 2001, The News Of The World reported that Mariah Carey had hired a private eye to spy on her ex-husband, record giant Tommy Mottola. Investigator Jack [...]

August 3, 1963

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On this day in 1963, The Beach Boys released ‘Surfer Girl’, the first song Brian Wilson ever wrote and [...]

August 2, 1994

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On this day in 1994, politics found a way to rain on Lollapalooza! Rock n’ roll and politics shared an equal billing at Lollapalooza, the traveling rock ‘n’ [...]

August 1, 1964

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On this day in 1964, Jim Reeves and Dean Manuel’s bodies were found in the wreckage of an aircraft and, at 1:00 p.m. local time, radio stations across the United [...]

June 3, 1983

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On this day in 1983, Derek and the Dominos’ drummer Jim Gordon, who was already undergoing psychiatric treatment and suffering from schizophrenia, had been [...]

May 23, 1979

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On this day in 1979, Tom Petty filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a legal maneuver to protect him from MCA, which had acquired his record company. A deal is [...]

April 4, 1968

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On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King Jr was shot and killed on a Memphis motel balcony. King’s life inspired the U2 song ‘Pride (In The Name Of [...]

January 13, 1986

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On this day in 1986, Sex Pistols members John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten), Steve Jones and Paul Cook, as well as the mother of Sid Vicious, sued their former manager Malcolm [...]

January 12, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album (aka Led Zeppelin I) was released in America. Recorded at Olympic Studios in Barnes, London, the album took [...]

January 11, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Jimi Hendrix entered De Lane Lea Studios in London to record ‘Purple Haze’. Guitar and vocals were later touched up at Olympic Studios in London [...]
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