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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 [...]

May 28, 1957

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On this day in 1957, The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) was established. They would become known for their Grammy Awards, which started in [...]

May 29, 1971

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On this day in 1971, 36 Grateful Dead fans were treated at a hospital after attending the group’s concert at San Fransisco’s Winterland Ballroom where someone had [...]

May 27, 1987

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On this day in 1987, U2’s concert at the Flaminio Stadio in Rome set off earthquake alarms as a result of the noise level. The group’s music rumbled through the [...]

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 27, 2003

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On this day in 2003, Iggy Pop reunited with The Stooges for the first time in 30 years to close the show at the Coachella festival. In 2010, the Stooges enter the Rock and [...]

April 18, 1980

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On this day in 1980, Another Brick in the Wall (part II) became Pink Floyd’s only No.1 single in the US. It would remain on the charts for four [...]

April 14, 1960

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On this day in 1960, The Broadway musical, “Bye Bye Birdie” opened! The story was inspired by Elvis Presley’s being drafted. [...]

April 11, 1961

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On this day in 1961, Bob Dylan performed for the first time at Gerde’s Folk City in Greenwich Village. Dylan opened for John Lee Hooker and played his new song, [...]

April 10, 1985

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On this day in 1985, Madonna set out on her first tour, the Virgin Tour, in [...]
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