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This Week In Music History Jan 31 - Feb 13

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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 31: Today in 1985, Foreigner was at #1 with the rock ballad “I Want To Know What Live Is”. It remains their biggest hit to date. FEB 9: Sadly, Mary Wilson on The Supremes has passed away at age 76. She was a co-founder of the ground breaking all-female group. Wilson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with her fellow Supremes in 1988. RIP FEB 10: Today in 1973, Elton John was at #1 with “Crocodile Rock”. It...

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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 75th birthday to Dolly Parton, born today in 1946! Her debut album was released in 1967 and she never looked back. Not only is Parton known for her music, but also her philanthropy. She has sold over 100 million records worldwide! JAN 25: Today in 1961, the all-girl group The Shirelles were at #1 with “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”. The Carole King and Gerry Goffin penned song was the first song to go to the top by a...

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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 3: Today in 1987, Aretha Franklin became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! JAN 9: Happy birthday to Jimmy Page, born in 1944! As one of the founders of Led Zeppelin, Page has cemented his rock legend status. The musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist has been inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Which other band was Page inducted with in 1992? JAN 10: Five years ago today in 2016, we lost David Bowie...

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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 27: Today in 1986, The Bangles were at #1 with “Walk Like An Egyptian”. It was the band’s first trip to the top and it would be Billboard’s number one song of 1987!  DEC 22: Happy birthday to Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, born today in 1948! The singer-songwriter and musician is known for his large collection of guitars. Nielsen and Cheap Trick are still going strong today! Photo credit: MusicGoldmine.com Be the envy of all your friends! Get MusicGoldmine.com Music...

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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 12: Happy 80th birthday to Dionne Warwick, born today in 1940! She is one of the most-charted females of all-time with 80 singles (solo and collaborations) making the Billboard Hot 100, R&B, and/or Adult Contemporary charts! DEC 15: Today in 1977, the Sex Pistols were denied entry into the US. They were set to make an NBC tv appearance. But, due to Johnny Rotten’s drug conviction, Steve Jones criminal record, and Paul Cook & Sid Vicious moral turpitude the US didn’t...

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