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This Week In Music History: Sept. 23-27

This Week In Music History: Sept. 23-27

This week in music history is full of birthdays (i.e. Avril Lavigne) and debuts, but here are some of the most influential events that took place this week in music history! Born this week, on September 23rd, 1930, was the legendary Ray Charles. One of the most prolific rhythm & blues and soul artists of […]

This Week in Music History: September 16-20

This Week in Music History: September 16-20

Happy Friday! That means it’s time for a look back at music history. On this day in 1975, David Bowie scored his first #1 single in the United Sates. “Fame” was the first to reach the top of the charts in the States, as well as the first to even breach the top 10. The […]

This Week in Music History: September 5th-6th

This Week in Music History: September 5th-6th

The smell of fall is in the air, the kids are back at school, and it’s time for another look back at music history! On September 5th, 1946 Farrokh Bulsara was born in what used to be Zanzibar. Who is Farrokh Bulsara, you ask? Most people know him as the man, myth, and legend Freddie […]

This Week In Music History: August 25th-31st

This Week In Music History: August 25th-31st

As August (and summer) come to an end, let’s take another look back at music history. Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958.  The King of Pop is the most successful entertainer of all time, and is a cultural icon in almost every way.  After 16 albums and 4 number one singles as a […]

This Week In Music History: August 18th-24th

This Week In Music History: August 18th-24th

As always, this week was full of exciting music history! Twenty bucks says that you probably can guess who drove a car into a pool on this day in 1967. On this day in 1970, Lou Reed performed with The Velvet Underground for the last time at the famed New York club Max’s Kansas City. […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

As we take a look back, this is a truly legendary week in music history! August 16, 2013 marks the anniversary of the death of Robert Johnson, one of the most influential and mysterious musicians of the 20th century. The blues legend only left behind a few dozen songs for us, but his talent and […]

This Week in Music History: August 4th-10th

This Week in Music History: August 4th-10th

As the rain falls from the Boston sky, let’s take a look back at this week in music history and hope for the sun! On August 8th, 1969 an icon that has last decades was created.  On this day photographer Iain McMillan took photos of the Beatles as they crossed Abbey Road.  A police officer […]

This Week In Music History: July 21st-27th

This Week In Music History: July 21st-27th

This has been another truly gigantic week in music history!  Check out the most major happenings below. On July 24th, 1969 a musical bond that would last off and on for generations was formed.  On this day, Neil Young performed with Crosby, Stills, and Nash for the first time ever at The Fillmore East in […]

This Week in Music History: June 30th-July 6th

This Week in Music History: June 30th-July 6th

Happy holiday weekend! Though this week mostly goes down in history because of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, that doesn’t mean music stopped making history! And who knows, maybe Ben Franklin picked up a guitar and starting shredding with Thomas Jefferson on vocals after they signed the document.  Declaring a country’s independence is […]

This Week In Music History: June 23rd-29th

This Week In Music History: June 23rd-29th

Time for another look back into this week in music history! This is a historic week for Hyde Park…the one in London, not Boston.  June 29th, 1968 marks the first free concert to be held in the park.  The show featured Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, Tyrannosaurus Rex, and Roy Harper.  This also coincided with the […]

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