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The Rolling Stones And Ford Mustang Debut 51 Years Ago

Two icons came on the scene 51 years ago this week.  April 17,1964 The Rolling Stones debut album in the U.S.A. came out called "England's Newest Hitmakers". On the same day Ford Motor Company introduced the Mustang. The Stones and the Mustang are still rocking today.

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Ultimate Heartbreak Song from J.Geils Band is 35 Years Old

 

 

This week in 1980 The J.Geils Band released the title track to their album "Love Stinks" and the song became an instant hit. The theme of the tune was one that everybody can relate to. Peter Wo

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31 Years Ago: Ian Gillan Leaves Black Sabbath

Ian Gillan’s vocal work with Deep Purple was known for its high-pitched screams and falsettos and a very wide vocal range. In 1983 Ian was invited to join Black Sabbath replacing Ronnie James Dio. It ends up that Mr. Gillian became dissatisfied, especially with the final mix of Born Again

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43 Years Ago: ‘Give Ireland Back To The Irish’ Released by Wings

In response to the events of Bloody Sunday in Derry, Northern Ireland January 30,1972, Paul and Linda McCartney wrote a song about the troubles. The song Give Ireland Back To The Irish was released as Wings’ debut single this week 43 years ago in the UK and was promptly banned by the BBC.

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The Rolling Stones 52 Years Ago

It's not been official but its a pretty good rumor that The Rolling Stones will be coming back to the U.S.A. this summer with their 50 And Counting tour. This week in 1963,The Stones started doing a Sunday night gig at the Station Hotel in Richmond, England and the band was paid $41.

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Fleetwood Mac Become Vary Popular 38 Years Ago

There's a real good chance that you might own the Rumours album by Fleetwood Mac, especially if you buying records in 1977. It was 38 years ago this week that Fleetwood Mac put out the collection and went up to #1 on the charts and stayed there for 31 weeks.

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One Of Rocks Greatest Live Albums

This week in 1970,The Who were on stage in concert at Leeds University in England. Tape recorders captured the show and the material was used to make The Who's album Live At Leeds. Since that time 45 years ago the album has been praised by critics and fans of The Who as best live album ever recorded.

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One Year Ago: Queen’s Greatest Hits Achieves Incredible Album Sales

Here's an amazing statistic from this week in 2014.The band Queen made music history in Great Briton when they became the first music artists to sell six million copies of an individual album. Queen's Greatest Hits album released in 1981, had for several years been Britain's top selling album.

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Ten Years Ago: Roger Daltry Awarded CBE by Queen Elizabeth

Saying “I didn’t expect to get this,” Roger Daltry received a royal honor at Buckingham Palace on this day in 2005. He was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to Music, the Entertainment Industry and Charity by Queen Elizabeth.

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The Wall Concert Tour Kicks Off 35 Years Ago

This week in 1980, Pink Floyd presented the first live performance in concert of the album The Wall in Los Angeles at the Memorial Sports Arena. The wild multi-media production included a wall built on stage during the concert. The opening night show came to a short pause but got back up and running when fireworks set fire to the stage. The audience thought it was part of the show.

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Winter Diversion Time

If you’re looking for some warm audio relief from old man winter this should help. This week in 1968, Otis Redding's "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" came out a few weeks after Otis was killed in a plane crash.

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Eric Clapton Unplugs His Guitar 23 Years Ago [Video]

This week in 1992, Eric Clapton’s career got kicked a notch up when he recorded his non-electric unplugged session for MTV. The set which included his current hit at the time Tears in Heaven and a acoustic Layla. This version of the song helped Eric earn six Grammy Awards for the album including Record of the Year.

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