Today in Music History

Tom Petty

Today in Music History 10/02/18

Joe Cocker sings on Saturday Night Live with his nemesis/impersonator John Belushi, John Cougar hits number one for the first time and Tom Petty goes into cardiac arrest and after a few short hours is taken off life support and passes...Today in Music History.
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Jimmy Buffett

Today In Music History 09/28/18

The Beatles hit #1 for nine weeks, The guy that helped write "Sugar Sugar" hits #1 with his own song and Jimmy Buffett gives us his first book...Today in Music History.
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Colin Hay

Today In Music History 09/26/18

Roy Orbison hits #1, Michael Jackson hits #1 and Colin Hay from Men At Work hits the TV show Scrubs.
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Tom Petty

Today in Music History 09.25.18

Today is National One Hit Wonder Day!!! My personal favorite in this category comes from a band called the Vapors and the incredible "Turning Japanese." Video of The Vapors - Turning Japanese 1980 Top of The Pops On this day in 1973, The Allman Brothers release "Ramblin' Man." It would be the only...
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Kurt Cobain

Today In Music History 09/24/18

Styx release "Come Sail Away," Bobby McFerrin would hit No.1 with no instruments needed and Nirvana release their first album with Dave Grohl on drums....Today in Music History.
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Billy Joel

Today In Music History 09/20/18

We get a cartoon group at #1, a plane goes down and we lose a great songwriter and Billy Joel gets his star Today in Music History.
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Erasure

Today In Music History 09/19/18

Today in Music History we get the first #1 for Diana Ross post the Supremes, Simon and Garfunkel back together in Central Park and Michael gets his first #1 off BAD!!
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Taylor Swift

Today in Music History 09/18/18

The 27 club gets bigger, KISS take off the make-up and Taylor Swift conquers the pop chart...Today in Music History.
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Tom Cruise

Today in Music History 09/13/18

McCartney goes solo on The Beatles for one song, Solid Gold premiers on TV and Nirvana get thrown out of their own party..Today in Music History.
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John Mellencamp

Today In Music History 09/11/18

Lots of #1's and lots of MTV awards Today in Music History.
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