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This Week in Music History
December 6th, 1966 – The Beatles record Christmas greetings for two pirate radio stations. Radio Caroline and Radio London, both stations are broadcasting from ships anchored just off the British coastline.
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.
This Week in Music History
December 6th, 1966 - The Beatles record Christmas greetings for two pirate radio stations. Radio Caroline and Radio London, both stations are broadcasting from ships anchored just off the British coastline.
This Week in Music History
October 4th, 1970 – Janis 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.
This Week in Music History
March 15th, 1967 -  George Harrison records his first session for his new song ‘Within You Without You’ at Abbey Road. George played the swarmandal and tamboura on this track, and was the only one from the band to perform on this song, which at the time of recording was ju…
This Week in Music History
December 7th, 1991 - Michael Jackson starts his seven week run at No.1 on the singles chart with 'Black Or White', his 12th solo No.1, also a No.1 in the UK. It was the fastest chart topper since The Beatles' 'Get Back,' and made Jackson the first artist to have No
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This Week in Music History
October 5th, 1967 – The 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...
This Weekend In Music History
March 17th, 1978 - U2 wins a talent contest in Dublin. They won $850.00 and a chance to audition for CBS Ireland. The Limerick Civic Week Pop Competition was sponsored by The Evening Express and Guinness Harp Lager.

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