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Today In Music History: 07/19/16

Let’s get to some awesome music history!!

It was on this day in 1966 that The Monkees recorded “(Theme From) The Monkees.”

This group has one of my favorite songs of all time and it was on this day in 1969 that they called it quits. 187 more words


Today In Music History: 06/20/2016


We start the day with a couple of birthdays. Lionel Richie, co-founding member of the Commodores, is 67 and Brian Wilson, co-founding member of the Beach Boys, is 74 today. 187 more words


PIL Chaos on American Bandstand

This was the band’s first appearance on the show, in 1980 but as John Lydon/Rotten had a reputation from the Sex Pistols, they must have expected something out of the ordinary. 77 more words


(real) one-hit wonder of the week - “Soul City” | THE PARTLAND BROTHERS | 1987.

Between late 1979 and the end of 1989, there were nearly 500 (real) one-hit wonders of the 80s that reached the BILLBOARD Hot 100 just one time, a list that includes Soft Cell, Gary Numan, Timbuk 3, The Church, Bronski Beat, Nik Kershaw, The Buggles, The Waitresses, Ultravox and two different bands named The Silencers.  347 more words