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April 12, 1968

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On this day in 1968, Frank Zappa performed at a dinner for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), these are the “professions” who decide on the [...]

January 6, 1967

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On this day in 1967, The Beatles recorded the single ‘Penny Lane’. Written mainly by Paul McCartney, but credited Lennon-McCartney, ‘Penny Lane’ was recorded during [...]

May 21, 1977

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On this day in 1977, Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours record takes over the No.1 spot on from the Eagles’ Hotel [...]

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 [...]

April 8, 1994

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On this day in 1994, Kurt Cobain’s body was found in the greenhouse above the garage located at his home on 171 Lake Washington Blvd. Electrician Gary Smith found the body [...]

April 7, 1959

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On this day in 1959, Buddy Holly’s glasses were discovered as the snow melted in Mason City, Iowa. They were recovered from the plane crash that killed Holly, the Big [...]

April 5, 1984

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On this day in 1984,  Marvin Gaye’s funeral was held in Los Angeles, with Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones and Berry Gordy attending. Gaye died 4 days [...]

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 [...]
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