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This Week In Music History Aug 1-14

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

Tears for Fears Shout 45 sleeve

AUG 1: Today in 1985, Tears for Fears was at #1 with "Shout", their second U.S. number one! It would stay there for three weeks and became one of the standout songs of 1985.

Jerry Garcia

AUG 9: Today in 1995, legendary frontman Jerry Garcia of the rock band Grateful Dead died from a heart attack at age 53. Garcia was one of the founding members and performed with the band from their 1965 beginning until his passing in 1995. Not only was he their lead singer, but he was also an accomplished multi-instrumentalist. RIP Photo courtesy: Carl Lender []

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