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Music History Today for May 3

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This is Music History Today for May 3. On this date: In 1958, the great Boston music riot happened when a concert being hosted by Cleveland DJ Alan Freed was shut down by the Boston police when the kids continuously rushed the stage. The shut down prompted the kids to riot, which prompted the city […]

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Music History Today For May 2

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This is Music History Today for May 2. On this date in 1960, as explained in our podcast Music History in Depth, the final hearing of the House Committee on Legislative Oversight into the music payola scandal took place. In 1988, Living Colour released their debut album Vivid. In 1980, Joy Division played what turned […]