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This Week in Music History
Lionel has his first No. 1 hit, Whitney starts a record breaking 14 week run at the top, and a Supreme is kidnapped at knife-point. It all happened this week in music history.
This Week in Music History
November 14th, 1975 – Queen plays the first of two nights at the Empire Theatre in England to kick off the first night of their 78-date ‘A Night at the Opera’ world tour.
This Week in Music History
June 27th, 1967 - Mick Jagger is arrested for possession of drugs found in his jacket at a party hosted by Keith Richards. He was issued prison number 7856 and held overnight at Lewes Jail in England. While staying the night he requested books on Tibet and modern art, plus two packs of cigarettes.
This Week in Music History
November 15th, 1980 - Blondie has their fifth No.1 single in the UK with 'The Tide Is High,' written by reggae star John Holt. It's their third UK No.1 of this year and also a No.1 in the US.
This Week in Music History
June 7th, 1972 - Elvis Presley makes history by performing four sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden. George Harrison, John Lennon, David Bowie, Bob Dylan were among music stars to attended the shows.
This Week in Music History
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.
This Week in Music History
February 15th, 1991 - Rod Stewart learns of a $25 million palimony suit which has been filed by ex-girlfriend Kelly Emberg in L.A. They had lived together for 5 years in the late 80′s. Rod Stewart was later quoted saying “Instead of getting married again, I’m going to fin…
This Week in Music History
November 16th, 1974 - John Lennon hits No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Whatever Gets You Through The Night.’ Elton John played on the session and had made a deal with Lennon that they would have to play live together if the song ever reached No...
This Week in Music History
October 26th, 1970 - A wake is held in San Anselmo, California to celebrate the life of Janis Joplin who had died of an accidental overdose and had left $2,500 in her will to throw a party in the event of her demise. The party was attended by close friends and family where pot-brownies were shared a…

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