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This Week in Music History
January 2nd, 1971 - George Harrison's album 'All Things Must Pass' starts a seven week run at the No.1 position on the album chart. It makes Harrison the first solo Beatle to score a No.1 album.
This Week in Music History
December 12th, 1970 – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles start a two week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Tears Of A Clown’. It was the group’s 26th Top 40 hit and first No.1.
This Week in Music History
November 28th, 1992 – Whitney Houston starts a record-breaking 14 week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘I Will Always Love You’, from the ‘Bodyguard’ soundtrack. The song was written by Dolly Parton.
This Week in Music History
October 24th, 1977 - Keith Richards was charged and fined after admitting to having cannabis, Chinese heroin, Quaalude tablets and a revolver at his home in Chelsea, UK. Later that same day, Keith and girlfriend Anita Pallenberg accidentally set fire to their London hotel bedroom...
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October 10th, 1970 – A song originally written for a bank advertisement makes its way to No.2 on the singles chart today. The Carpenters had re-recorded ‘We’ve Only Just Begun,’ first done by Freddie Allen. The successful ad played Allen’s …
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August 22nd, 1992 - Newlyweds Sting and Trudie Styler have their wedding reception two days after tying the knot. The Troggs are there to kick-off the festivities; afterwards Sting and band members of The Police play a couple songs as well.
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February 7th, 1969 - The Who record one of their biggest hits, 'Pinball Wizard' at Morgan Studio's, London, England. The track would be featured on their rock opera album, Tommy, and was released as a single in 1969 but only reached No. 19 in the US.
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January 3rd, 1973 - Over a thousand international fashion editors and experts vote Mick Jagger and wife Bianca two of the best-dressed men and women of 1972.
This Week in Music History
November 28th, 1992 – Whitney Houston starts a record-breaking 14 week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘I Will Always Love You’, from the ‘Bodyguard’ soundtrack. The song was written by Dolly Parton.
This Week in Music History
October 11th, 1989 – Michael Jackson attends a ceremony for the opening of the Michael Jackson Auditorium at his former elementary school in Hollywood, California.

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