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This Day in Music History: July 31st


1968: The Beatles recorded “Hey Jude” in four takes at Trident Studios in London. The first take was selected as the single release, which was the first single released on The Beatles’ Apple Records.

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This Day in Music History: July 30th


1983: Journey headlined the Day on the Green festival for the third and final time at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland on a bill that also included Triumph, Eddie Money & Bryan Adams.

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This Day in Music History: July 29th


1967: The Doors went to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first time with “Light My Fire” which spent three weeks on top of the chart.

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This Day in Music History: July 28th


1970: Ned Kelly the first movie starring Mick Jagger in his first starring role premiered in Australia.

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This Day in Music History: July 27th


1976: After being ordered to leave the U.S. more than three years ago, John Lennon finally received his green card & was granted permanent residency.

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This Day in Music History: July 24th


1976: Thin Lizzy peaked at number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “The Boys Are Back in Town”, their only top 40 single in the U.S.

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This Day in Music History: July 23rd


1983: The Police kicked off the North American leg of their tour in support of Synchronicity at Comiskey Park in Chicago.

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This Day in Music History: July 22nd


1972: The Who released “Join Together” which went on to reach number seventeen on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

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This Day in Music History: July 21st


1979: Cheap Trick peaked at number seven for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “I Want You to Want Me” their first top ten single.

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This Day in Music History: July 20th


1968: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida the second album by Iron Butterfly entered the Billboard 200 Album Chart. The album would go on to peak at number four & sell four million copies in the U.S.

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Fox Block July 17

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Disneyland opens in 1955, so we found some songs that fit in well Read more...

This Day in Music History: July 17th


1979: Gary Moore left Thin Lizzy in the midst of a U.S. tour & was replaced by Midge Ure.

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Fox Block July 16

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This Day in Music History: July 16th


1996: John Panozzo, drummer for Styx died of gastrointestinal hemorrhaging after a long bout of cirrhosis of the liver. He was 47 years old.

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Fox Block July 15th

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Rolling Stones Fox Block today, Some Girls went #1 today back in 78. The Zip Code Tour ends tonight in Quebec Read more...

This Day in Music History: July 15th


1973: The Kinks’ Ray Davies announced onstage during a Kinks concert at London’s White City Stadium that he would be retiring from music. After the concert he collapsed at a hospital.

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Fox Blox: July 14th

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The WHO'S first concert in the USA happened on this date in 1967 in Portland OR. 3 songs from the WHO to celebrate this big date. They opened for teeny bopper Peter Noone and his Herman's Hermits Read more...

This Day in Music History: July 14th


1979: Cheap Trick peaked at number four for four weeks on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with Cheap Trick at Budokan which was their first top ten album in the U.S.

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This Day in Music History: July 13th


1968: Black Sabbath performed their first concert at a blues club in Birmingham, U.K. At the time of this performance they were known as Earth.

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This Day in Music History: July 10th


1979: Chuck Berry was sentenced to five months in jail for income tax evasion in 1973. Berry allegedly bilked the I.R.S. out of $200,000.

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Fox Blox July 9

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TURN IT UP..in memory of the origional screamer BON SCOTT. 3 from AC/DC today at 5 Read more...

This Day in Music History: July 9th


1996: Deep Purple performed “Smoke on the Water” in Montreux for the first time. “Smoke on the Water” was written after the band survived a nightclub fire in Montreux.

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Fox Blox July 8

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Songs about animals, the Stones and America had such great Horse songs i had to throw those in..but Simon Lebon? Hahahaaaa why not? Read more...

This Day in Music History: July 8th



1994: Billy Joel and Elton John kicked off their Face 2 Face tour at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia. They would tour with each other again in 1995, 1998, 2003 & 2009 and has been labeled by many as the most successful touring package of all time.

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This Day in Music History: July 7th


1984: The Cars peaked at number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Magic”.

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