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Music History Today for May 31

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This is Music History Today for May 31. On this date: * In 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the US Army. * In 1977, the BBC banned God Save the Queen by the Sex Pistols from its airwaves. It would go on to become a huge hit in spite of or because of that, depending. […]

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Music History Today for May 30

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This is Music History Today for May 30. On this date: * In 1968, the Beatles started working on the White Album. * In 1971, 36 people were hospitalized during a Grateful Dead concert, after they drank LSD laced apple juice. * In 1996, John Kahn of the Jerry Garcia Band passed away. * In […]

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Music History Today for May 29

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This is Music History Today for May 29. On this date: * In 1997, singer Jeff Buckley passed away when he got caught in a boat’s wake and drowned while swimming in the Mississippi River. * In 1942, Bing Crosby recorded White Christmas; one of the biggest selling songs of all time. * In 1913, […]

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Music History Today for May 28

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This is Music History Today for May 28. On this date: * In 1940, Irving Berlin premiered his musical Louisiana Purchase. * In 1983, the second US Festival weekend put together by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak started. Among the lineup for the weekend was INXS, U2, David Bowie, and the Clash. * In 2007, the […]