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Music History Today for May 27

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This is Music History Today for May 27. On this date: In 2011, Gil Scott-Heron passed away. In 2014, 50 Cent attempted to throw out the first pitch at a New York Mets baseball game, becoming an internet meme when the ball missed by just a bit outside; like, 20 feet outside. In 1977, God […]

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Music History Today for May 26

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This is Music History Today for May 26. On this date: In 1972, the group Mott the Hoople record the David Bowie-penned All the Young Dudes. In 1974, a crowd rush the stage at a David Cassidy show, killing a young girl. David Cassidy doesn’t tour for over a decade after that. In 1966, the […]

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Music History Today for May 25

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This is Music History Today for May 25. On this date: In 1878, the opera HMS Pinafore from Gilbert and Sullivan premiered. In 1962, the original version of Twist and Shout was released by the Isley Brothers. In 1968, the song Jumping Jack Flash was released by the Rolling Stones In 1986, the Hands Across […]

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Music History Today for May 24

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This is Music History Today for May 24. On this date: In 2016, Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip announced that he had terminal brain cancer. In 2010, Paul Gray from Slipknot passed away from an overdose. In 2009, Jay Bennett from Wilco passed away from an opioid overdose. In 2000, 50 Cent was shot […]