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This Week In Music History Oct 10-23

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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!

Blondie band

OCT 12: Today in 1974, the group Blondie performed for the first time as Blondie at CBGB's in NYC! Originally, they were billed as Angel and the Snake before renaming themselves Blondie - supposedly derived from the catcalls of truck drivers directed at Debbie Harry of "Hey, Blondie!"

UB40 Red Red Wine 45 sleeve

OCT 15: Today in 1988, UB40 was at #1 with "Red Red Wine". The song went to #1 in several countries and is the writer and original performer's favorite cover of any of his songs. Who wrote and originally performed "Red Red Wine"? This performer likes the UB40 version so much that frequently uses their reggae arrangement when he performs the song!

Steve Lukather Toto

OCT 21: Happy 65th birthday to Steve Lukather of Toto, born today in 1957! 🥳🎸The only continuous founding member of Toto is also one of the most sought after studio session players. He has recorded guitar tracks on over 1,500 albums during his career!

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