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Music History Today for August 31

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This is Music History Today for August 31. On this date: * In 1928, the musical Threepenny Opera by Brecht and Weill premiered. * In 1976, George Harrison was found guilty of using the chord structure of the song He’s So Fine by the Chiffons for his song My Sweet Lord without permission.  * In […]

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Music History Today for August 30

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  This is Music History Today for August 30. On this date: * In 2015, Kanye West announce during his speech at the MTV Video Music Awards, that he will run for president in 2020. * In 2016, the Go-Gos played their final concert; at least, for now. * In 1976, the event that inspired […]

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Music History Today for August 29

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This is Music History Today for August 29. On this date: * In 1976, the Rock Against Racism movement was started, in response to comments that Eric Clapton said that people took as racist. * In 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans. Among the dead was Barry Cowsill of the Cowsills, who drowned. * In […]

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Music History Day for August 28

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This is Music History Day for August 28. On this date: * In 2009, DJ AM passed away from what was determined to be an accidental overdose, after many people thought he had committed suicide. * In 2009, after many fights between the Gallagher brothers, the band Oasis finally broke. * In 2003, the famous […]