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Music History Today for June 4

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This is Music History Today for June 4. On this date: * In 1976, the Sex Pistols played in front of less than 50 people at Lesser Free Trade Hall in Manchester, England. The concert inspired a lot of the members to start bands. Among those bands were Joy Division, the Smiths, and the Buzzcocks. […]

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Music History Today for June 3

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  This is Music History Today for June 3. On this date: * In 1956, Santa Cruz, California banned rock and roll music in public. * In 1992, presidential candidate Bill Clinton played the song Heartbreak Hotel on the saxophone during the taping of the Arsenio Hall show. It turned into a pivotal moment in […]

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Music History Today for June 2

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This is Music History Today for June 2. On this date: * In 2008, Bo Diddley passed away from heart failure. * In 1999, Junior Braithwaite of the Wailers was killed. * In 1992, Freedom Williams left C and C Music Factory. * In 2002, Hannah Spearitt left S Club 7.   Born on this […]

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Music History Today for June 1

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This is Music History Today for June 1. On this date: * In 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded Give Peace a Chance in a hotel bedroom in Montreal, Canada. * In 1967, the Beatles released Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band; considered the greatest rock album ever made by many critics. * In […]