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This Week In Music History Jan 29-Feb 11

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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 30: Happy birthday to Phil Collins, born today in 1951! The renowned British musician gained fame as the drummer and later lead vocalist for the progressive rock band Genesis. His solo career soared with iconic hits such as "In the Air Tonight" and "Against All Odds," cementing his status as a music legend. Beyond his musical endeavors, Collins has ventured into acting, philanthropy, and authorship, leaving an indelible mark on the entertainment industry with his talent and versatility. Who had...

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This Week In Music History Jan 15-28

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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 19: Happy birthday to Dolly Parton, born today in 1946! The singer, songwriter, actress, author, and philanthropist is one of the most celebrated country music artists and has had a long and successful career spanning several decades. Some of Dolly Parton's most well-known songs include "Jolene," "I Will Always Love You," "9 to 5," and "Coat of Many Colors." She has received numerous awards for her contributions to music, including multiple Grammy Awards and induction into the Rock and Roll...

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This Week In Music History Jan 1-14

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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 9: Happy birthday to Joan Baez, born today in 1941! The folk singer, songwriter, and activist is known for her distinctive soprano vocal range and her commitment to social and political activism. Joan Baez rose to prominence in the early 1960s as part of the American folk music revival. Her self-titled debut album was released in 1960, featuring traditional folk songs. Baez became deeply involved in the civil rights movement, and her music often reflected her commitment to social justice....

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This Week In Music History Dec 18-31

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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! DEC 25: Happy birthday to Annie Lennox, born today in 1954! The Scottish singer, songwriter, and political activist gained international fame as one half of the Eurythmics, a musical duo she formed with musician Dave Stewart. Eurythmics achieved massive success in the 1980s with a string of hit albums and singles. Some of their most well-known songs include "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)," "Here Comes the Rain Again," and "Would I Lie to You?" The duo's music often blended new...

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This Day In Music History Dec 4-17

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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 5: Sadly, Denny Laine passed away today at age 79. The English musician, singer, and songwriter is best known for his involvement in two iconic bands: The Moody Blues and Wings. Laine was a founding member of The Moody Blues, a pioneering rock band. He played guitar and sang with the band during its early years, contributing to their rhythm and blues sound.  Perhaps Laine's most significant contribution to music was as a member of Wings, Paul McCartney's post-Beatles band. Laine...

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