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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 [...]

March 28, 1973

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On this day in 1973, Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200. This was the band’s first No. 1 on U.S. charts, their prior albums [...]

March 10, 1979

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Today in 1979, Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I Will Survive’ reached the No. 1 spot on the U.S. singles chart. The song, which was already at the top spot in the U.K., [...]

March 7, 1966

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On this day in 1966, Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys released his first solo single, ‘Caroline, No.’ It is the first release from the historic Pet Sounds sessions. [...]

January 29, 2009

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Today in 2009, former American Idol winner, Kelly Clarkson made the largest ever leap to No. 1 in the history of the U.S. singles chart. Her single, ‘My Life Would Suck [...]

September 30, 1967

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Today in 1967, the U.K.’s first national pop radio station, Radio BBC Radio 1, was launched. The new station was intended to take over from the various pirate radio [...]

August 29, 1987

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Today in 1987, Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ started a five-week run at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. The song became the biggest selling [...]

August 24, 1975

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Today in 1975, Queen began recording ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ at Rockfield Studios in Monmouth, Wales. Freddie Mercury had mentally prepared the song, which took three [...]
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