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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'
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August 8th, 1970 - Janis Joplin purchases a headstone for her biggest musical influence, blues singer Bessie Smith. Smith passed away in 1937 from injuries sustained in a tragic car accident and
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August 9th, 1986 - Queen wraps up what will be their last live performance when they finished their set at Knebworth Park in England in front of 120,000 fans.
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April 19th, 1974 – Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band appear at the State Theatre in New Brunswick. Tickets are just $4.50 and the promoter of the event takes a gamble that word-of-mouth will be enough to fill the 550 seats, however, only 250 attend.
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March 29th, 1979 - At a Dire Straits show in L.A., Bob Dylan asked Mark Knopfler and drummer Pick Withers to play on the sessions for his next album, Slow Train Coming. Dylan had first heard Dire Straits’ Mark Knopfler when his assistant played him the single ‘Sultans of Swing&…
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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…

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