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This Week In Music History Jan 29-Feb 11

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

Phil Collins

JAN 30: Happy birthday to Phil Collins, born today in 1951! The renowned British musician gained fame as the drummer and later lead vocalist for the progressive rock band Genesis. His solo career soared with iconic hits such as "In the Air Tonight" and "Against All Odds," cementing his status as a music legend. Beyond his musical endeavors, Collins has ventured into acting, philanthropy, and authorship, leaving an indelible mark on the entertainment industry with his talent and versatility. Who had more Top 40 U.S. hits during the 1980s than Phil Collins? No one.

Sheryl Crow

FEB 11: Happy birthday to Sheryl Crow, born today in 1962! The singer-songwriter, musician, and actress is known for her soulful voice, catchy melodies, and heartfelt lyrics. Crow's music spans a wide range of genres including rock, pop, folk, and country.

She rose to prominence with her debut album, "Tuesday Night Music Club," released in 1993, which featured hits like "All I Wanna Do," "Strong Enough," and "Leaving Las Vegas." The album earned her three Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year for "All I Wanna Do." Crow's laid-back yet powerful vocal delivery, coupled with her relatable lyrics and catchy hooks, endeared her to audiences worldwide.
Throughout her career, Sheryl Crow has continued to release acclaimed albums and singles, exploring different musical styles while maintaining her signature sound. She has won numerous awards, including nine Grammy Awards, and has collaborated with many notable artists across various genres.
Aside from her music career, Crow is also known for her philanthropic efforts, particularly in environmental conservation and breast cancer research advocacy. In 2023, Crow was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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