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  • This Day in Music History: January 27th


    1964: The Rolling Stones appeared on the U.K. television show Juke Box Jury as panelists. They caused a furor in the British press for their impolite behavior, which included referring to Elvis Presley’s current single as dated.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 26th


    1989: Bon Jovi kicked off the North American leg of their Jersey Syndicate Tour in support of New Jersey at the Reunion Arena in Dallas. Skid Row was the opening band.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 23rd


    1973: Neil Young was handed a piece of paper during a concert at Madison Square Garden & read the message that a peace accord had been reached in Vietnam.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 22nd


    1966: The Beatles peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Day Tripper”.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 21st


    1974: Then-Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter invited Bob Dylan to a post-concert party at the Governor’s mansion at the insistence of son Chip. 

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  • This Day in Music History: January 20th


    1979: Eric Clapton peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Promises” which was Clapton’s third top ten single as a solo artist in the U.S.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 19th


    1974: Fans en route to the Bob Dylan and the Band concert in Miami found themselves in a nine-mile long traffic jam, which caused many to miss half of the show.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 16th


    1965: The Guess Who released their debut single, a cover of Johnny Kidd & The Pirates’ “Shakin’ All Over” which reached number one in Canada & number 22 in the U.S.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 15th


    1965: Bob Dylan completed recording his fifth studio album Bringing it all Back Home at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City. It went on to be Dylan’s first album to reach the top ten of the Billboard 200 Album Chart, peaking at number six.

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  • Fox Blox: January 14th

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    Today in 1952, the "Today Show" debuted. All the Fox Blox songs mention the word "Today". Read More
  • This Day in Music History: January 14th


    1963: Charlie Watts performed his first concert as the drummer for The Rolling Stones at the Flamingo Jazz Club in Soho, outside of London.

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  • Fox Blox: January 13th

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    Today in 1973, Eric Clapton performed in public for the first time since The Concert for Bangladesh at London’s Rainbow Theatre. The concert was organized by Pete Townshend & included appearances by Townshend, Steve Winwood & Ronnie Wood. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: January 13th


    1959: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens & the Big Bopper played at The Armory in Duluth, MN. Seventeen year old Robert Zimmerman was in attendance & became inspired to become a musician after attending this concert. He’s better known today as Bob Dylan.

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  • Fox Blox: January 12th

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    In theme with this crazy Connecticut weather - freezing songs! Read More
  • This Day in Music History: January 12th


    2001: The third Rock in Rio festival kicked off in Rio de Janeiro. The seven day festival featured artists such as Guns N’ Roses, Rob Halford, Iron Maiden, James Taylor, Neil Young, R.E.M., & Sting.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 9th


    1973: The Rolling Stones’ Asian tour was cancelled when Japan refused to issue a visa for Mick Jagger due to a 1969 drug convication.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 8th


    1975: Tickets for three Led Zeppelin concerts the following month at Madison Square Garden went on-sale & all 60,000 tickets sold out in four hours. Madison Square Garden’s box office had to call other ticket outlets to cope with the ticket demand, which was unheard of at the time.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 7th


    1980: Foreigner’s third album Head Games was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA & later went on to sell five million albums in the U.S. alone.

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  • This Day in Music History: January 6th


    1975: Approximately 1,000 Led Zeppelin fans rioted & caused $30,000 worth of damage to Boston Garden while waiting for Led Zeppelin tickets to go on sale for an upcoming concert, which would be cancelled by Boston’s mayor due to the riot.

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  • This Day in Music History: November 7th

    2008: Def Leppard & Taylor Swift’s performance together on CMT Crossroads premiered. The program showed them performing four of Swift’s songs & four Def Leppard songs.


    2006: Genesis announced that they would be reuniting for tours of Europe and North America in 2007.

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  • This Day in Music History: November 6th

    1993: Pearl Jam entered the Billboard 200 Album Chart at number one with their sophomore album Vs. The band also set a record for most copies of an album sold in one week, which has since been broken.


    1993: Rush entered the Billboard 200 Album Chart at number two with their fifteenth studio album Counterparts which was Rush’s highest charting album in the U.S. along with 2012’s Clockwork Angels which also debuted at number two. 

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  • This Day in Music History: November 5th

    2000: The Who made a guest appearance on The Simpsons’ 250th episode. Pete Townshend didn’t voice himself as he thought somebody else would like in Yellow Submarine. Townshend’s brother Paul provided the voice of Pete.


    1999: It was announced that Gary Cherone was no longer the singer for Van Halen, after recording just one album with the band, 1998’s Van Halen III.

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  • This Day in Music History: November 4th

    2002: Elton John & Bernie Taupin received the Music Industry Trusts Award in the U.K in recognition of their contribution to music in the U.K. Previous recipients of the award include Ahmet Ertegun, George Martin & Andrew Lloyd Webber.


    1992: The Talking Heads’ Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth became first time parents as their son Robert was born.

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  • Fox Blox: November 3rd

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    We are officially on our way to winter with the Daylight Savings change yesterday. "Roll Back Time"! Read More
  • This Day in Music History: November 3rd

    2004: During a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, Eric Clapton was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for “contribution to British life”. Read More