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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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This Week In Music History Sept 27-Oct 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 28: Today in 1985, Dire Straits were at #1 with "Money For Nothing"! This song was strongly pushed to the top by its cool video that played around the clock on MTV and the backing vocals from Sting. OCT 8: Happy birthday to Bruno Mars, born today in 1985! As crazy as it sounds, Mars is one of the best selling solo artists of all-time having sold over 130 million records worldwide! Photo courtesy: slgckgc [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en] Want more content like this?...

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This Week In Music History Sept 13-26

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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 18: Today in 1983, KISS went without makeup for the first time in an interview on MTV to promote their new album Lick It Up! Photo courtesy: Dustin Gaffke [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en] SEPT 20: Happy birthday to Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, born today in 1967! They found success in the early 90s with their first release, After the Rain. In addition to playing as Nelson, they also head a Ricky Nelson tribute band Ricky Nelson Remembered and play with the all-star rock band...

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This Week In Music History Aug 30-Sept 12

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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! AUG 30: Today in 1981, Lionel Richie and Diana Ross were at #1 with "Endless Love" from the movie of the same name. The song was written, produced, and performed by Richie along with his duet partner, Diana Ross. Who remembers slow dancing to this one?! SEPT 7: Happy 70th birthday to Chrissie Hynde, born today in 1951! Hynde is best known as the front woman of the Pretenders, which she co-founded in 1978. She was inducted along with her bandmates into...

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