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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. [...]

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 [...]

August 22, 1968

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Today in 1968, Ringo Starr quit The Beatles. Relations in the band were growing tense while recording the White Album. The group dynamic was wearing thin – at times, only [...]

August 20, 1980

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Today in 1980, John Lennon began recording his final album, Double Fantasy, with his wife Yoko Ono. [...]

May 25, 1997

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On this day in 1997, Elvis Presley officially topped the list of dead musicians with more than one billion in record sales. Elvis has sold over 2.5 billion records worldwide, [...]
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