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This Week in Music History
The Monkees release their debut album, an unknown Bruce Springsteen plays a show in Hazlet, and Elton John looses a bet to John Lennon. It all happened this week in music history.
This Week in Music History
March 26th, 1975 - The film 'Tommy' premieres in London theaters today. The movie is based on The Who's 1969 rock opera album by the same name. Later in the year the film would go on to win the award for 'Rock Movie of the Year'
This Week in Music History
November 14th, 1975 – Queen plays the first of two nights at the Empire Theatre in England to kick off the first night of their 78-date ‘A Night at the Opera’ world tour.
This Week in Music History
November 15th, 1980 - Blondie has their fifth No.1 single in the UK with 'The Tide Is High,' written by reggae star John Holt. It's their third UK No.1 of this year and also a No.1 in the US.
This Week in Music History
April 26th, 1980 - Blondie is at No.1 with 'Call Me'. It would be the band's biggest selling single to date and was used in the Richard Gere flick 'American Gigolo'. Originally, Stevie Nicks was asked to compose and perform a song for the movie, but when she backed out, the …
This Week in Music History
March 22nd,1984 - Queen films their video for ‘I Want To Break Free’ at a studio in London. It was directed by David Mallet and was a parody of a British soap opera, featuring the band members dressing in drag. Guitarist Brian May later said the video ruined the band's ima…
This Weekend in Music History
April 26th, 1980 - Blondie is at No.1 with 'Call Me'. It would be the band's biggest selling single to date and was used in the Richard Gere flick 'American Gigolo'. Originally, Stevie Nicks
This Day In Music History
September 1st
1967 - Boz Scaggs returns from Europe to join The Steve Miller Band. They had originally played together in their teenage years, but Scaggs had left to record a solo album in Europe.
This Day In Music History
April 28th
1963 - Andrew Oldham catches a show of The Rollin' Stones at London's Crawdaddy Club. The next day he agrees to manage the band. Oldham saw potential in the group being positioned as "anti-Beatles"

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