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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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This Week In Music History Sept 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! SEPT 16: Happy birthday to Richard Marx, born today in1963. The American singer, songwriter, and producer rose to prominence in the late '80s and '90s, Marx is known for his chart-topping ballads such as "Right Here Waiting" and "Now and Forever." He has the distinction of being the only male artist in history to have his first seven singles reach the top 5 of the Billboard charts! With over 30 million records sold worldwide, his soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics have...

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This Week In Music History Aug 28-Sept 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! SEPT 2: Very sad news today, Jimmy Buffett has passed away at age 76, The iconic American musician was renowned for his laid-back, coastal-inspired music often referred to as "Gulf and Western." His hit songs like "Margaritaville" and "Cheeseburger in Paradise" capture a carefree beach lifestyle. Beyond music, he was an author, businessman, and the driving force behind the Margaritaville brand, encompassing restaurants, merchandise, and more. His devoted fanbase, known as "Parrotheads," passionately embraced his island-influenced tunes, making him a cultural...

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