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This Week In Music History Apr 22-May 5

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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! APR 22: Born today in 1936, Roy Orbison the songwriter and musician best known for his distinctive voice, emotive ballads, and dark sunglasses. He passed away much too soon on December 6, 1988. Orbison's music spanned multiple genres, including rock and roll, pop, country, and rockabilly. Orbison achieved major success in the early 1960s with songs like "Only the Lonely," "Crying," "In Dreams," and "Oh, Pretty Woman." His powerful and operatic voice, coupled with his ability to convey deep emotion, set...

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This Week In Music History Apr 8-21

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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! APR 10: Happy birthday to Katrina Leskanich, best known as the lead vocalist for the band Katrina and the Waves, born today in 1960! Katrina moved to England in the 1970s, where she eventually formed the band with guitarist Kimberley Rew, keyboardist Vince de la Cruz, bassist Bob Jakins, and drummer Alex Cooper. The band gained international fame in the 1980s with their hit song "Walking on Sunshine," which remains their most recognized track. The song's infectious energy and catchy melody...

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This Week In Music History Mar 25-Apr 7

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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! MAR 31: Happy birthday to Angus Young, born today in 1955! Young is best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, and songwriter of the legendary rock band AC/DC. Alongside his brother Malcolm Young, he formed AC/DC in 1973, and the band went on to become one of the most influential and successful rock bands of all time. Angus is widely recognized for his energetic stage presence, distinctive schoolboy outfit, and his fiery guitar playing, characterized by his signature Gibson SG guitar...

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This Week In Music History Mar 11-24

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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! MAR 15: Happy birthday to Bret Michaels, born today in 1963! The musician, singer-songwriter and actor is best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Poison. As the frontman of Poison, Michaels achieved considerable commercial success with hit songs like "Every Rose Has Its Thorn," "Talk Dirty to Me," and "Nothin' But a Good Time." The band's energetic performances, catchy melodies, and glam-rock image made them a staple of the era. In addition to his work with Poison, Michaels...

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This Week In Music History Feb 26-Mar 10

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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! FEB 28: Happy birthday to Donnie Iris, born Dominic Ierace, born today in1943. The rock musician is best known for his work in the band The Jaggerz and his solo career. He hails from Pennsylvania and gained prominence in the late 1970s and early 1980s with his distinctive voice and catchy rock tunes. One of his most famous songs is "Ah! Leah!", which became a hit in 1980 and remains a classic rock staple. The song features Iris's signature raspy vocals...

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