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April 26, 1913

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On this day in 1913, a 13 year old girl named Mary Phagan was found murdered in the basement of a pencil factory at Atlanta, Georgia. Her death inspired the song [...]

April 25, 2003

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On this day in 2003, Jim Morrison’s parents sued two of their son’s former Doors bandmates, claiming that the musicians, now touring in a reformed version of the [...]

April 24, 2014

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Today in 1990, the road crew for Roger Waters discovered an unexploded World War II bomb. The crew had been constructing the set for The Wall concert in Potsdamer Platz, [...]

April 23, 1981

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Today in 1981, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis recorded a live album called The Survivors in Stuttgart, West [...]

April 22, 1968

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On this day in 1968, the song ‘Mrs. Robinson’ was released. Written by Paul Simon, and performed by Simon & Garfunkel, the song would hit No. 1 on the U.S. [...]

April 21, 1947

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On this day in 1947, Iggy Pop was born James Newell Osterberg in Muskegon, Michigan. He was raised in a trailer park just off of U.S. Route 23 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. His [...]

April 17, 1966

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On this day in 1966, the FBI announced that,  after an extensive investigation into the famous song ‘Louie Louie’ (the Kingsmen version), that they were unable [...]

April 16, 1971

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On this day in 1971, The Rolling Stones released ‘Brown Sugar’, the opening track and top single to their album Sticky Fingers. It was recorded over a three-day [...]

April 15, 2001

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On this day in 2001, Joey Ramone passed away after a seven year battle with lymphoma. He died in New York, New York, at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He had been [...]

April 14, 2009

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Today in 2009, former Beatle George Harrison received a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Harrison’s widow and son – Olivia and Dhani – [...]
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