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This Day In Music Nov 20-Dec 3

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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 22:  Happy birthday to Tina Weymouth, born today in 1950! The American musician and songwriter is best known as the bassist and co-founder of the new wave band Talking Heads. Weymouth formed Talking Heads in 1975 with her husband Chris Frantz, and David Byrne. Weymouth's distinctive bass lines played a significant role in shaping Talking Heads' sound, contributing to the band's success and critical acclaim. Some of their well-known albums include "Talking Heads: 77," "Fear of Music," and "Remain in...

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This Week In Music History Nov 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! NOV 7: Happy birthday to Joni Mitchell, whose real name is Roberta Joan Anderson, born today in 1943. She is considered one of the most influential and talented artists in the world of folk and rock music. Mitchell's career has spanned several decades, and her work is known for its poetic lyrics, innovative songwriting, and her ability to blend various musical genres, including folk, rock, jazz, and pop. Some of her most famous songs include "Big Yellow Taxi," "Both Sides, Now,"...

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This Week In Music History Oct 23-Nov 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! OCT 27: Happy birthday to Simon Le Bon, born today in 1958! The English singer and songwriter is best known as the lead vocalist for the British new wave and synth-pop band Duran Duran. Simon Le Bon's charismatic and distinctive voice played a key role in the band's success, becoming one of the most successful and influential bands of the 1980s. Duran Duran is known for numerous hit songs, including "Hungry Like the Wolf," "Rio," "The Reflex," "Save a Prayer," "Ordinary...

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This Week In Music History Oct 9-22

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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! Li OCT 10: Happy birthday to Midge Ure, born on today in 1953. The Scottish musician, singer-songwriter, and producer co-founded the band Ultravox and was a key figure in the new wave and synth-pop movements. Ure achieved global success with "Vienna" and "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes." Beyond Ultravox, he co-organized Live Aid in 1985 and co-wrote "Do They Know It's Christmas?" Ure's versatile talent and contributions to music have left an indelible mark, earning him recognition and respect in...

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This Week In Music History Sept 25-Oct 8

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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 3: Happy birthday to Gwen Stefani, born today in 1969, The American singer, songwriter, and fashion designer gained fame as the lead vocalist of the band No Doubt, achieving mainstream success in the '90s. Stefani later pursued a solo career, delivering hits like "Hollaback Girl" and "Cool." Beyond music, she's a fashion icon, launching the clothing brand L.A.M.B. and becoming a judge on "The Voice." With her distinctive style and powerful voice, Gwen Stefani has made a significant impact on...

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