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Today in Music History!

  • September 30th, 2014

    1965, Donovan made his US television debut on Shindig! along with The Hollies, The Turtles and the Dave Clark Five. Read More
  • September 29th, 2014

    1956, Bill Haley had five songs in the UK Top 30; 'Rockin Through The Rye', 'Saints Rock n' Roll', 'Rock Around The Clock', 'Razzle Dazzle', and 'See You Later Alligator'. Read More
  • September 28th, 2014

    1962, The Beatles performed a lunchtime show at the Cavern Club, Liverpool. That night they performed aboard the vessel MV Royal Iris on the River Mersey. The Beatles' third and final "Riverboat Shuffle". Read More

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  • Aretha Franklin Covered Adele's "Rolling in the Deep"

    Aretha Franklin has an album coming out on October 21st called "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics," and it includes covers of songs by Etta James, Barbra Streisand and Gladys Knight, as well as more contemporary artists like Alicia Keys and Adele. Read More
  • All 87 Led Zeppelin Songs, Ranked

    It's surprisingly easy to forget about Led Zeppelin in 2014. With arena rock gradually fading from relevance, or at least being subverted and co-opted as a genre and idea — the closest thing to a stadium-geared blockbuster in the last year might have been One Direction's Midnight Memories — Zeppelin's enduring influence as the ideal of Big Rock Music is less relevant than ever. Read More