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This Week In Music History Jan 3-16

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com. Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history! JAN 3: Today in 1987, Aretha Franklin became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! JAN 9: Happy birthday to Jimmy Page, born in 1944! As one of the founders of Led Zeppelin, Page has cemented his rock legend status. The musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist has been inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Which other band was Page inducted with in 1992? JAN 10: Five years ago today in 2016, we lost David Bowie...

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This Week In Music History Dec 20 - Jan 2

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com. Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history! DEC 27: Today in 1986, The Bangles were at #1 with “Walk Like An Egyptian”. It was the band’s first trip to the top and it would be Billboard’s number one song of 1987!  DEC 22: Happy birthday to Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, born today in 1948! The singer-songwriter and musician is known for his large collection of guitars. Nielsen and Cheap Trick are still going strong today! Photo credit: MusicGoldmine.com Be the envy of all your friends! Get MusicGoldmine.com Music...

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This Week In Music History Dec 6 - 19

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com. Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history! DEC 12: Happy 80th birthday to Dionne Warwick, born today in 1940! She is one of the most-charted females of all-time with 80 singles (solo and collaborations) making the Billboard Hot 100, R&B, and/or Adult Contemporary charts! DEC 15: Today in 1977, the Sex Pistols were denied entry into the US. They were set to make an NBC tv appearance. But, due to Johnny Rotten’s drug conviction, Steve Jones criminal record, and Paul Cook & Sid Vicious moral turpitude the US didn’t...

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This Week In Music History Oct 25-31

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com. Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history! OCT 25: Today in 1978, Nick Gilder was at #1 with “Hot Child In The City”. He first went to #1 with the band Sweeney, but this was his first solo trip to the top of the charts. OCT 30: Happy birthday to Grace Slick, born today in 1939! The singer-songwriter lead Jefferson Airplane and its subsequent configurations of Jefferson Starship and Starship from 1966 to her retirement in 1989. She has since gone on to an art career. Be the envy...

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This Week In Music History Oct 18-24

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com. Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history! OCT 19: Today in 1986, Cyndi Lauper was at #1 with “True Colors”. Through the popularity of the song, Lauper founded the True Colora Fund to help LGBT youth homelessness. OCT 20: Sadly, today Tony Lewis of The Outfield passed away in his home at the age of 62. The singer, songwriter, and musician had been working on solo projects the past decade and was still touring as Tony Lewis of The Outfield. RIP Photo credit: MusicGoldmine.com Be the envy of all...

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