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This Week in Music History
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 suggested to them that it was too long to ever be a hit, they didn’t listen and the rest is history...
This Week in Music History
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 amongst the guests...
This Week in Music History
This Week in Music History
September 28th, 2002 - Tina Turner’s hometown Nutbush near Memphis, and made famous in her song ‘Nutbush City Limits,’ named a stretch of highway after the star. The stretch of State Highway 19 was named ‘Tina Turner Highway.’ Turner lived in Nutbush, a small town about 50 miles northeast of Memphis, until she was about 17...
This Weekend in Music History
This Weekend in Music History
September 1st, 1980 - Fleetwood Mac plays a show at the Hollywood Bowl to end an 18-month world tour promoting ‘Tusk’, stating on stage that “this is our last show for a long time.” They traveled extensively across the world, including the US, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom...

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