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Jimi Hendrix Lights Up The Stage [VIDEO]
No one had done this on stage until today March 31,1967 Jimi Hendrix for the first time sets his guitar on fire. The event happened at show in Finsbury Park, England.
This would become a common event at Jimi concerts from this day on. Including his guitar torching at The Monteray Pop Festival 1967...
Sittin’ On The Dock 49 Years Ago With Otis [VIDEO]
One super soulful groovy tune was happening this week in 1968. Otis Redding's "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" made it up to #1 on the singles chart. Otis didn't have the opportunity to savor the success, a little over three months earlier he was killed in a plane …
Happy Birthday To The Peace Symbol
This week 59 years ago, on February 21,1958, Gerald Herbert Holtom created the peace symbol for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. The English artist based his design on signal flags.
Rock ‘N’ Roll Inventions
The Smithsonian Channel invites you to crank up the volume as they go behind the power chords and pounding rhythms to celebrate the innovations that made rock 'n' roll what it is today.
The Magical History Tour At The Henry Ford Museum
Were you a Beatlemaniac or are you simply inspired by their music today? Either way, you’ll have the chance to journey through the history of the Fab Four firsthand as The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Memorabilia Exhibition makes its premiere at The Henry Ford

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