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Music History Today for November 5

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This is Music History Today for November 5. On this date: * In 1956, Nat King Cole debuted his tv variety show, becoming the first black person to host one. * In  2005, Link Wray passed away. * In 2003, Bobby Hatfield of the Righteous Brothers passed away from a cocaine-induced heart attack. * In […]

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Music History Today for November 4

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This is Music History Today for November 4. On this date: * In 1996, the Spice Girls released their debut album. * In 1994, Sonic Smith of MC5 & the Sonics passed away. * In 1988, U2’s music documentary Rattle & Hum premiered. * In 1984, Prince started his Purple Rain tour. * In 1847, […]

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Music History Today for November 3

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This is Music History Today for November 3. On this date: * In 1752, classical composer George Frideric Handel had an eye operation done to save what was left of his eyesight. It failed miserably & he ended up completely blind. * In 1927, the musical Connecticut Yankee from Rodgers & Hart premiered on Broadway. […]

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Music History Today for November 2

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This is Music History Today for November 2. On this date: * In 1983, Michael Jackson released the title track for the album Thriller. * In 1972, Carly Simon released You’re so Vain. * In 1956, a riot broke out at a Fats Domino concert in Fayetteville, North Carolina.   Born on this date: * […]