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Fox Blox: January 30th

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This Day in Music History: January 30th


1970: T. Rex singer & guitarist Marc Bolan married girlfriend June Child at the Kensington Registry Office in the U.K. They would divorce in 1975.

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Fox Blox: January 29th

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Today in 1936 was the first ever Baseball Hall of Fame induction. Read more...

This Day in Music History: January 29th


1964: The Beatles recorded their first and only session for EMI Records outside of the U.K. in Paris at Pathe Marconi Studios. They recorded German versions of “Can’t Buy Me Love”, “I Want to Hold Your Hand” & “She Loves You”.

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Fox Blox: January 28th

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USA for Africa recorded “We Are the World” on this day 30 yers ago.  Read more...

This Day in Music History: January 28th


1965: The Who appeared on U.K. television for the first time to perform “I Can’t Explain” on Ready, Steady, Go!

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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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Fox Blox: January 23rd

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Today marks the anniversay of the first ever Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction. Read more...

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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Fox Blox: January 22nd

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Today is Steve Perry's 66th birthday! Read more...

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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Fox Blox: January 21st

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MANuary Songs - songs with "Man" in the title. Read more...

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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Fox Blox: January 20th

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Today in 1988, at the 3rd Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan and Les Paul were among the inductees. Read more...

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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Fox Blox: January 19th

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Birthdays!

Happy 68th Birthday to Rod Evans from Deep Purple

Happy 53rd Birthday Jeff Pilson from Foreigner, Dokken and Dio

Happy 61st Birthday Francis Buchholz from The Scorpions

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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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Fox Blox: January 16th

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Today in 1920 marks the start of Prohibition. Read more...

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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Fox Blox: January 15th

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Lynyrd Skynyrd and .38 Special singer Ronnie Van Zant would turn 66 years old today. He died at the age of 29 in the infamous plane crash that killed member of Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1977.  Read more...

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...