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This Week in Music History
Aerosmith makes an animated guest appearance on the Simpsons show. They aren't the first musical act to appear in the animated comedy and they won't be the last either.
This Week in Music History
November 22nd, 1986 – The Human League goes to No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Human.’ It would become their second, million-selling number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 (after “Don’t You Want Me”) and was their second cha…
This Week in Music History
November 23rd, 1975 - Queen starts a 9 week run at No.1 in the UK with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’ The promotional video for this song is generally acknowledged as being the first pop video ever. When they first decided to release the 5min and 55sec single, various record execs sugges…
This Weekend in Music History
The Rolling Stones - Photo by Len Trievnor / Getty Images
 
January 25th, 1963 - The Rolling Stones play at the Ricky Tick Club at a Hotel in the town of Windsor, Berkshirehire, UK. It is the first time The Rolling Stones, including Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman, played at this venue.
This Weekend in Music History
November 23rd, 1974 -  Billy Swan becomes a one hit wonder with the start of his two week run at No. 1 with 'I Can Help'. The song was also a hit in Australia and Europe, and  was shockingly successful in Norway, where it charted for 37 weeks
The Band’s Levon Helm Dies at 71
Levon Helm, a key member of the seminal rock group The Band who lent his distinctively Southern voice to classics like "The Weight" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," has died at age 71.