This Week in Music History
April 23rd,1992 - George Michael announces that he will be donating an additional $500,000 from the sale of 'Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me', to various AIDS charities in the US and UK.
This Week in Music History
January 9th, 1997 – It’s the day after David Bowie’s 50th birthday and he’s throwing a ‘Birthday Bash’ at the Madison Square Garden with special guests Sonic Youth, Robert Smith of The Cure,The Foo Fighters, Lou Reed and Billy Corgan. Bowie is also performing and the proceeds would go to the Save The Children fund.
Big Joe Henry: This Week in Music History
September 19th, 1979 – The No Nukes concert is held at Madison Square Garden in NYC. Tom Petty, Stephen Stills, David Crosby, The Doobie Brothers, Jackson Brown, Carly Simon, Bruce Springsteen and James Taylor all perform.
This Week in Music History
January 11th, 2000 – Whitney Houston is now under investigation after allegedly trying to smuggle 15.2 grams of Marijuana out of Hawaii. A security officer found the drug in the singer’s handbag, Houston then walked away when he tried to detain her...
This Week in Music History
September 21st, 2011 - The Beatles refused to perform at a concert on August 31st, 1965 because the audience was forced to be segregated. A contract revealing that they refused to perform is sold today for $23,033 at an auction in L.A. In addition to the desegregation clause, the contract guaranteed the band $40,000 and at least 150 police officers to provide security at the show...
This Weekend in Music History
June 2nd, 1984 – Wham! had their first No.1 with ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go.’ Written and produced by George Michael. The song was born from a note which Andrew Ridgeley, the other half of Wham!, left for his parents reading “Wake me up up before you go...
This Day In Music History
June 2nd 1967 - David Bowie releases his self titled debut album in the UK. This is the same day The Beatles, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", came out. "David Bowie" would later be released in the US in August and was a commercial failure at the time.

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