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The Week In Music History Jan 13-19, '19

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com JAN 13: Eric Clapton played his comeback concert today in 1973 at the Rainbow Theatre in London. Pete Townsend of The Who had helped organize the two night concert to help Clapton kick his heroin habit. Others who performed at the concert were Stevie Wonder, Pete Townsend, Ronnie Wood, and others with support from The Average White Band. Clapton did later beat his drug and alcohol addictions and has played many concerts in support of organizations to help others with addiction issues.🎸  JAN 14: On this day in 1966, David Jones...

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The Week In Music History: Dec 30, '18-Jan 5, '19

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com DEC 30 On Dec. 30, 1999 George Harrison and his wife Olivia were attacked in their home. An intruder broke in and stabbed Harrison in the chest resulting in a collapsed lung and minor wounds. Olivia had tried to ward off the attacker with a poker and a heavy lamp. The obsessed fan was later arrested.😲 Happy birthday to Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul, and Mary (81), Mike Nesmith of The Monkees (76), Patti Smith (72), Jeff Lynne of ELO (71), and Ellie Goulding (32). 🎂 DEC 31 On Dec. 31, 1973 AC/DC made their live...

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This Week In Music History May 19-25

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com. MAY 19: Happy 70th Birthday to Dusty Hill of ZZ Too, born today in 1949!🎂🎸 Hill along with his brother Rocky and future ZZ Top bandmate Frank Beard played in local bands in the late 1960s. In 1968, Dusty and Frank moved to Houston and joined Billy Gibbons in the newly formed ZZ Top. Fast forward 50 years and Hill is still rocking with the band!🎶🎸🔥  MAY 20: Today in 2012, Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees passed away from liver and kidney failure due to colorectal cancer at the age of 62. 😢 He was...

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This Week In Music History May 12-18

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The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com. MAY 12: Happy Birthday to Steve Winwood, born today in 1948!🎂🎶 Winwood has been a member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith, and Go. He has had a successful solo career, as well. He began performing with his father at age 8 and was so obviously underage that his piano was turned away from audience view during pub gigs! Winwood has won two Grammys and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Traffic in 2004.  MAY 13: Happy birthday to Stevie Wonder, born today in 1950!🎂🎹🎤 The child...

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