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This Week In Music History Apr 11-24

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Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history!

Joan Jett I Love Rock N Roll 45 sleeve

APR 13: Today in 1982, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts were at #1 with the enduring rock anthem “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”. The song was first recorded in 1975 by The Arrows. Jett’s cover version stayed at #1 for seven weeks!

Beatles Let It Be 45 sleeve

 APR 17: Today in 1970, The Beatles were at #1 with “Let It Be”. It was the group’s final single before Paul McCartney announced his departure from the group.


APR 21: In 2016, Prince was found dead at his home at the age of 57.🥲💜 RIP Photo courtesy: penner []

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