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August 4 - The Bridge Spanned Over A Year

Simon & Garfunkel pulled off a rare feat with their swan song album, Bridge over Troubled Waters. It was the #1 LP this day two years running – … 234 more words

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We Are the Sunshine Nation

McFly – guitarist and singer Danny Jones, guitarist and singer Tom Fletcher, bassist and singer Dougie Poynter, and drummer Harry Judd – had seven number ones in the UK. 14,986 more words

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I'm a musician and I think Daniel Ek kind of has a point... even if it is very smug coming from him

‘Who is Daniel Ek?’ I hear you ask. Until this morning, I had not heard of him either, but I and every other musician out there has felt his impact. 1,190 more words

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The Reverberations of “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun”

“Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” by Claude Debussy was a highly influential piece to composers of the time and future composers, as well as a quintessential example of impressionism – the techniques and conventions of which helped pave the way toward atonality and other modern music. 1,973 more words

August 1 - The Quiet Beatle Made Some Noise For A Good Cause

Biographer Gary Tillery says on this day in 1971, George Harrison “changed the perception of recording artists, making it clear they could be good world citizens too!” He did that by organizing and starring in The Concert for Bangladesh, the first real effort to merge rock music and charity. 318 more words

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