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This Week In Music History Jan 17-30

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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 multi-talented artist has composed over 3,000 songs and has had 44 country albums in the Top 10, which is a record for any artist. Parton is also an amazing philanthropist who has supported literacy programs and raised money for medical research. JAN 21: Sadly, Meat Loaf (Michael Aday) passed away last night. The singer and actor was best known for his powerful voice and theatrical performances. HIs Bat Out of Hell...

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This Week In Music History Jan 3-16

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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 6: Today in 1956, Elvis Presley would play his last gig in a small auditorium! He played at the Randolph High School gymnasium in Mississippi. Elvis would go on to super stardom playing concerts in the largest venues around the world. JAN 16: Today in 1957, The Cavern Club opened in Liverpool, England. The club would become world famous due to their association with The Beatles. Many legendary acts would play at the club over the years, including The Rolling Stones,...

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This Week In Music History Dec 20-Jan 2

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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 21: Today in 1969, The Supremes make their last appearance together when they appear on The Ed Sullivan Show. JAN 2: Today in 1993, Whitney Houston was at #1 with the Dolly Parton penned "I Will Always Love You". The song was the lead single from the hit movie The Bodyguard that also starred Houston. Fact: It is the only #1 song to top the U.S., U.K., and Australian charts for more than 10 weeks! Want more content like this? Subscribe...

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Looking Back: Artists We Lost In 2021

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After losing music luminaries in 2020 ranging from Charlie Daniels, Little Richard and Neil Peart to John Prine, Kenny Rogers and Eddie Van Halen, 2021 was also not a kind one for many. This past year many beloved music artists, instrumentalists, songwriters and arrangers, producers and engineers were also lost. Here’s a look at some of the notable music talents that left us in 2021, along with the date they passed (where known) and a brief description. Compiled with the help of website bestclassicbands.com and other sources. If you know of any notable figures that might be missing here, please...

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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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