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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 [...]

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 9, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Paul McCartney quit The Beatles, which ended the group. The band members were are all working on solo projects at the time and as Paul McCartney states [...]

January 14, 2014

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On this day in 2014, Police in Los Angeles investigated an alleged battery incident involving rapper Kanye West after West punched a man who had targeted racist comments at [...]

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 10, 1984

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On this day in 1984, Cyndi Lauper became the first female recording artist since Bobbie Gentry in 1967 to be nominated for five Grammy Awards: Album of the Year, Best New [...]

January 9, 2003

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On this day in 2003, a grand piano once owned by Elvis Presley was sold for $685,000. Music producer Robert Johnson and partner Larry Moss sold the piano to the chairman of [...]
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