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The Beatles Meet The Queen [VIDEO]
Who would have thought four musicians from Liverpool would be invited by Queen Elizabeth II to Windsor Palace in London. It happened today in 1965, when The Beatles were awarded M.B.E. (Members of the British Empire) medals by her majesty...
BTO Makes It To The Top Of The Music Charts [VIDEO]
This week in 1974, Bachman-Turner Overdrive had their first and last album to make it to #1. Not Fragile achieved the position by the success of the #1 hit single from the lp You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet. A song Randy Bachman was forced to have put on the album...
Grand Funk Railroad’s First #1 Single [VIDEO]
This week in 1973, it finally happened for Grand Funk Railroad they had their first #1 single with We're An American Band from the album of the same name. Four years after coming on the scene drummer Don Brewer's song about the bands life on the road would go on to become a classic rock ma…
Artists Saying No To Nuclear Power 37 Years Ago [VIDEO]
It happened this week in 1979, a organization called Musicians United for Safe Energy put on five concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The group that put the No Nukes concerts together was lead by Jackson Browne, Graham Nash, Bonnie Raitt and John Hall...
Hey Hey We’re The Monkees [VIDEO]
This week in 1966 NBC TV premiered The Monkees a situation comedy based loosely on the success of The Beatles. The opening credits have a similarity to scenes from The Beatles films A Hard Days Night and Help.
The show would last for two seasons but continue to live on supported by a large fan base..…

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