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Fox Block August 31

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End of the month. Summers almost over, it sucks for the kids. Parents rejoice. 3 songs about school as the kids return to class in todays Fox Block Read more...

This Day in Music History: August 31st


1985: Dire Straits reached the top of the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first and only time with Brothers in Arms which began a nine week run at number one.

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Fox Block August 28

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Dr Martin Luther king "I have a Dream" speech day.. Read more...

This Day in Music History: August 28th

1982: Eddie Money appeared on American Bandstand where he performed “Think I’m in Love” & “Shakin’”.

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Fox Block August 27

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Billy Joel's "Complete Hits Collection" 1973-1997 Box set goes Gold on this date in 1999. The most ambitious of his collections, that even includes live cuts and and Q & A session..3 Billy songs in the Fox Block today Read more...

This Day in Music History: August 27th

1967: The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein died of a sleeping pill overdose. The Beatles found this out while they were on a retreat with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

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This Day in Music History: August 26th

1980: Cheap Trick announced the departure of bassist Tom Petersson, citing personal & musical differences as the reasons for his departure. He rejoined Cheap Trick in 1988.

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Fox Block August 25

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BRUCE RELEASES "BORN TO RUN 40..count em 40 years ago. What a milestone. Here's some great live cuts Read more...

This Day in Music History: August 25th

1970: Elton John made his U.S. live debut at the Troubadour in Los Angeles where he was booked for a full week.

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This Day in Music History: August 24th


1966: The Doors entered Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood to begin recording their self-titled debut album which was released the following January.

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Fox Block 8-21-15

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Live at the Ridgefield playhouse tomorrow night it's...THE CAST OF BEATLEMANIA. Jim Filgate (George)is a life long friend of mine, Carlo as John is incredible Read more...

This Day in Music History: August 21st


1982: Crosby, Stills and Nash peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Wasted on the Way” which was their second and final top ten single in the U.S.

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Fox Block August 20th

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Hey...here something diferent. it's a Stevie Wonder Fox Block today in celebration of "Songs In The Key Of Life" Stevie live in concert, at the XL Center in Hartford Rocktober 11th Read more...

This Day in Music History: August 20th


1973: The Rolling Stones released “Angie” which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart shortly after its release.

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This Day in Music History: August 19th


1977: Alice Cooper began a two-night stand at The Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas where he recorded his first live album The Alice Cooper Show.

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Fox Block August 18

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3 rock and roll birthdays today...Rock royalty Ginger Baker, Dennis Elliot of Foreigner and the great Ian Gillian Read more...

This Day in Music History: August 18th

1977: The Police performed their first concert as a three piece at Rebecca’s in Birmingham, U.K.

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Fox block August 17th

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Carlos Santana get his nod on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on this date in 1998. We've got three classic Santana cuts for your ride home today on the Fox Block. Here's the vids... Read more...

This Day in Music History: August 17th


1985: ZZ Top headlined the Monster of Rock festival at Castle Donington in the U.K. Other acts on the bill included Bon Jovi, Metallica & Ratt.

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This Day in Music History: August 14th


1971: Rod Stewart released “Maggie May” which went on to become his first number one single in the U.S.

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This Day in Music History: August 13th


1975: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band began a five night showcase stand at New York City’s Bottom Line shortly before the release of Born to Run. 

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This Day in Music History: August 12th


1972: Alice Cooper reached the top of the U.K. Singles Chart with “School’s Out” which spent three weeks on top of the chart. It was Cooper’s only number one single in the U.K.

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Fox Blox August 11

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Chaz and AJ present VAN HALEN at the Xfinity theater in Hartford tonight. Yup it's their show. We celebrate with three VH songs on the Block today... Read more...

This Day in Music History: August 11th


1966: John Lennon apologized at a press conference in Chicago for his comment that “The Beatles are more popular than Jesus”.

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This Day in Music History: August 10th


1972: After a Wings concert in Gothenburg, Sweden, Paul and Linda McCartney were arrested and fined $1,300 for marijuana possession. 

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