Smokey Robinson & the Miracles release the song “I Second That Emotion,” on this day in 1967.

Same day, same year, The Beatles put the finishing touches on their song “Hello, Goodbye” which was originally titled “Hello, Hello.”

On this day in 1977, Lynyrd Skynyrd played their last concert before the plane crash. Skynyrd’s opening act that night was Nazareth.

Prince released his second studio album, “Prince,” on this day in 1979. It featured the song “I Wanna Be Your Lover” and was his first to sell more than one million copies. It also featured the original version of “I Feel For You,” made famous by Chaka Khan.

On this day in 1993, Pearl Jam released their second studio album, “Vs.” It featured new drummer Dave Abbruzzese, a new producer and hit #1 in 9 different countries.

And finally it was on this day in 2005, that a survey concluded that the average person spent around $42,000 on music during their lives. That includes stereos, speakers, albums and the like. Music aficionados tend to spend more.



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