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This Week In Music History May 17-23

Posted by Lilly Duncan on

The week in music history brought to you by MusicGoldmine.com.

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

MAY 19: Happy 75th birthday to Pete Townshend of The Who, born today in 1945!🎂🎸🎤 Townshend has also had a successful solo career in addition to his 50+ years with The Who. The multi-instrumentalist has written over 100 songs for The Who and another 100 for his solo work, radio jingles, and television theme songs. Photo credit: Phyllis Keating [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en]

MAY 21: Today in 1980, Blondie was at #1 with “Call Me”. It was the band’s second time at the top of the singles chart. Who remembers what movie this song was featured in?

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