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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 11: Sadly, yesterday Mike Nesmith of The Monkees passed away at age 78. After the breakup of the band, he continued to create as a writer, performer, actor, producer, and novelist. RIP DEC 14: Today in 1973, Charlie Rich was at #1 with "The Most Beautiful Girl". The song hit the top of the pop, adult contemporary, and country charts! Want more content like this? Subscribe to our free MusicGoldmine newsletter which comes out every two weeks. Go here to sign up....

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This Week In Music History Nov 22-Dec 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! NOV 27: Today in 1981, Olivia Newton-John was at #1 with "Physical." The song would spend 10 weeks up top of the Billboard Hot 100. One thing that everyone remembers is the accompanying video for the hit, which would go on to win the Grammy for Video of the Year. DEC 4: Happy 70th birthday to Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Rossington Collins Band, born today in 1951! The guitarist survived the airplane crash that claimed three of his bandmates...

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This Week In Music History Nov 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! NOV 13: Today in 1982, Men At Work began at 15 run at No. 1 on the album chart with their debut effort, Business as Usual. The album would spawn the hits, "Who Can It Be Now?", "Down Under", and "Be Good Johnny". NOV 15: Happy birthday to ABBA's Anni-Frid Lyngstad, also known by Frida, born today in 1945! She is one of the founding members of the group who have just released their first album in 40 years! Frida was inducted...

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This Week In Music History Oct 25-Nov 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! NOV 1: Happy birthday to Red Hot Chili Peppers front man, Anthony Kiedis, born today in 1962! The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. Kiedis and crew begin their first stadium tour ever June 2022, which will coincide with their twelfth studio album's release. Photo courtesy: Stefan Brending [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en] NOV 7: On this day in 1976, Rod Stewart topped the charts with "Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)". It was Stewart's second time at No....

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This Week In Music History Oct 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! OCT 15: On this day in 1955, an unknown Buddy Holly performing as Buddy & Bob opened for Elvis Presley in Lubbock, Texas. A Nashville talent scout was in the audience and arranged for Holly to audition and record demos for Decca. OCT 21: Happy birthday to Steve Lukather from Toto, born today in 1957! Lukather has led Toto since forming the band in 1976 and has been the sole continuous member. In addition to his work with Toto, he has...

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