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This Week in Music History
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
This Week in Music History
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.
This Weekend in Music History
August 10th, 1963 - Little Stevie Wonder starts his three week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Fingertips part II’. At the age of 13, this makes him the youngest singer to top the charts. It was also, the first live, non-studio recording to reach number one on the s…
This Day In Music History
August 11th
1969 - Diana Ross singer of The Supremes, invites over 300 of her closest friends to come see a new Motown act at a Beverly Hills club in California. The new group which she is so excited about is none other then The Jackson 5.