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This Week In Music History Nov 22-Dec 5

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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! NOV 27: Today in 1981, Olivia Newton-John was at #1 with "Physical." The song would spend 10 weeks up top of the Billboard Hot 100. One thing that everyone remembers is the accompanying video for the hit, which would go on to win the Grammy for Video of the Year. DEC 4: Happy 70th birthday to Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Rossington Collins Band, born today in 1951! The guitarist survived the airplane crash that claimed three of his bandmates...

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MusicGoldmine Guides: Great Info For Collectors

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Did you know here at MusicGoldmine.com we have articles and guides that can help you become a better-informed music memorabilia collector? From tips for autographed item collectors to factual information about top prices attained by guitars and record awards, to comprehensive guides about awards, check out all our guides here.

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This Week In Music History Nov 8-21

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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! NOV 13: Today in 1982, Men At Work began at 15 run at No. 1 on the album chart with their debut effort, Business as Usual. The album would spawn the hits, "Who Can It Be Now?", "Down Under", and "Be Good Johnny". NOV 15: Happy birthday to ABBA's Anni-Frid Lyngstad, also known by Frida, born today in 1945! She is one of the founding members of the group who have just released their first album in 40 years! Frida was inducted...

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Immortal Album Covers: The Story of Hipgnosis

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Album art helped define the arrival of new music during its heyday, which ran roughly from the later 60s to the 80s when vinyl albums ruled music sales worldwide. While smaller formats such as cassettes, CDs and later streaming imposed size and format limitations on artwork since then, the contributions of visual artists to herald the arrival of new music is still fondly remembered by many. One of the most prolific groups of artists worked under the name Hipgnosis. The main partners behind Hipgnosis were Peter Christopherson, Aubrey Powell and Storm Thorgerson. Freelance designers Richard Evans, George Hardie and Richard Manning...

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This Week In Music History Oct 25-Nov 7

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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! NOV 1: Happy birthday to Red Hot Chili Peppers front man, Anthony Kiedis, born today in 1962! The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. Kiedis and crew begin their first stadium tour ever June 2022, which will coincide with their twelfth studio album's release. Photo courtesy: Stefan Brending [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en] NOV 7: On this day in 1976, Rod Stewart topped the charts with "Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)". It was Stewart's second time at No....

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