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Music History Today for July 1

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Happy Canada Day!!! This is Music History Today for July 1. On this date: * In 1979, Sony sold the first Walkman. * In 1968, the Band released their debut album. * In 2005, Luther Vandross passed away from complications from a stroke. * In 1982, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five released the rap […]

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Music History Today for June 29

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  This is Music History Today for June 29. On this date: * In 1888, a recording of Israel in Egypt by Handel was made on a wax cylinder. It is the first known recording of classical music. * In 1988, Lionel Richie was caught in bed with another woman by his wife. His wife […]

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Music History Today for June 28

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This is Music History Today for June 28. On this date: * In 1928, Louis Armstrong recorded West End Blues, considered by some critics to be the single most important recording in the history of jazz. * In 1975, David Bowie released the song Fame. John Lennon co-wrote the song and also sang backup. * […]