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February 9 marks the day music was resurrected

This week in music, rock died with Buddy Holly, then it returned from the grave with four British musicians that you may have heard of.

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Buddy Holly and The Crickets - Photo by Keystone / Getty Images
Buddy Holly and The Crickets - Photo by Keystone / Getty Images
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Who are the most influential rockers?

Today marks 57 years since "the music died," but the musical influence that Buddy Holly left us lives on. Who do you think are the most influential musicians for rock music?

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This Week in Music History

January 30th, 1969 - The Beatles, joined by Billy Preston, play the rooftop gig on top of the Apple building on Savile Row, London. Lasting for just over 40 minutes it was the last time The Beatles performed live.

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Tom Jones - Photo by Samir Hussein / Getty-Images
Tom Jones - Photo by Samir Hussein / Getty-Images
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This Week in Music History

October 3rd, 1999 - Tom Jones goes to No.1 with his new album 'Reload', making the singer the oldest artist to score a No.1 album with new material. The album featured a collaboration with DJ Mousse T which was later used in an episode of The Simpsons.

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Screengrab - WatchMojo.com/YouTube
Screengrab - WatchMojo.com/YouTube
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Today is the 56th anniversary of ‘the day the music died’

It was on this day 56 years ago that the plane carrying Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and The Big Bopper crashed in Clear Lake Iowa. The accident killed all three musicians, as well as pilot Roger Peterson.

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Janis Joplin - Photo by Evening Standard / Getty Images
Janis Joplin - Photo by Evening Standard / Getty Images
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This Week in Music History

October 4th, 1970Janis Joplin is found dead on the floor beside her bed at the Landmark Hotel in Hollywood California. The official cause of death was an overdose of heroin, possibly combined with the effects of alcohol.

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The Doors - Photo by Central Press
The Doors - Photo by Central Press
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This Week in Music History

October 5th, 1967The Doors play the final show of a five night run at Steve Paul’s “The Scene” in New York City. Steve Paul, owner of The Scene, and notable as the one-time manager of Johnny Winter, refused to pay protection money to the Mafia...

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Genesis - Photo by Graham Wood / Getty Images
Genesis - Photo by Graham Wood / Getty Images
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This Weekend in Music History

February 2nd, 1976 - Genesis releases 'A Trick Of The Tail', their 7th studio album and the first featuring drummer and lead vocalist Phil Collins.

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David Bowie - Photo by Express / Getty Images
David Bowie - Photo by Express / Getty Images
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This Day In Music History

June 2nd
1967 - David Bowie releases his self titled debut album in the UK. This is the same day The Beatles, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", came out. "David Bowie" would later be released in the US in August and was a commercial failure at the time.

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Buddy Holly and The Crickets - Photo by Keystone / Getty Images
Buddy Holly and The Crickets - Photo by Keystone / Getty Images
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This Day In Music History

May 27th
1957 - Buddy Holly releases his only No. 1 hit, "That'll Be the Day." The song had its genesis in a trip to the movies by Holly, Jerry Allison and Sonny Curtis in June 1956.

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