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This Week In Music History Jun 19-July 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!

Mick Fleetwood

JUN 24: Happy birthday to Mick Fleetwood, born today 1947. Fleetwood is best known as the co-founder of the rock band Fleetwood Mac. As the band's drummer, he has contributed to their distinctive sound and success. Fleetwood's rhythmic style and solid beats have been a driving force behind many of their hits, including "Go Your Own Way" and "Rhiannon."

Photo courtesy: Raphael Pour-Hashemi [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en]

Gordon Lightfoot 45 sleeve

JUN 27: Today in 1974, the album "Sundown" by Gordon Lightfoot was at the top of the Billboard album charts. The album was released in January 1974 and it became one of Lightfoot's most successful albums. The title track, "Sundown," was the lead single and became a major hit, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album also included other notable songs such as "Carefree Highway" and "Too Late for Prayin'." "Sundown" showcased Lightfoot's songwriting skills and his ability to craft heartfelt folk-rock songs that resonated with audiences. RIP

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