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Music History Today for July 29

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This is Music History Today for July 29. On this date: * In 2015, the Eagles played their last concert with Glenn Frey. * In 1968, the Byrds were about to start a tour in Apartheid controlled South Africa, which meant playing in front of segregated audiences. Gram Parsons refused to do that so he […]

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Music History Today for July 28

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This is Music History Today for July 28. On this date: * In 1741, Antonio Vivaldi passed away. * In 1750, Johann Sebastian Bach passed away. * In 1882, Richard Wagner premiered his opera Parsifal. * In 1957, Jerry Lee Lewis made his television debut. * In 1939, Over the Rainbow was recorded by Judy […]

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Music History Today for July 26

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  This is Music History Today for July 26. On this date: * In 1987, Billy Joel performed in Leningrad, Russia, during the Cold War. * In 1968, The Jackson Five signed a one year contract with Motown records. They made the most of that year. * In 2012, the documentary about Sugar Man Rodriguez, […]

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Music History Today for July 25

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This is Music History Today for July 25. On this date: * In 1965, acoustic folk rock hero Bob Dylan caused extreme controversy by playing his set at the Newport Folk Festival with an electric guitar. Yes kids, you’re grandparents actually freaked out about this. * In 1966, Brian Jones played with the Rolling Stones […]