Today In Music History: 04/10/17

Mandy Moore, the local girl that voiced Rapunzel in “Tangled,” is 33 today and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds turns 59.

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(Photo by Paul Hiffmeyer/Disney Parks via Getty Images)

In 1956, Leo Fender patented the “Stratocaster” electric guitar. The “Strat” has many guitar legends on its list of users, including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison and David Gilmour to name a few. Here’s one autographed by Stevie Ray Vaughn.

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(Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

On this day in 1967, “Somethin’ Stupid” by Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra became the first father-daughter recording to hit #1 on the Billboard pop chart. 

On that same day Marvin Gaye recorded “I Heard It Through The Grapevine.”

Emerson, Lake & Palmer was formed on this day in 1970.

In 1978, Cher was pictured with boyfriend Gene Simmons of KISS on the cover of People magazine.

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(Photo by Barry King/WireImage)

Nearly 5,000 fans attended a memorial service for Kurt Cobain, in Seattle, on this day in 1994.

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(Photo by John van Hasselt/Sygma via Getty Images)

And finally, it was on this day in 1999, that Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers were the musical guests on “Saturday Night Live.”


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