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July 14, 1995: The MP3 is introduced

June 27, 1968: Elvis Presley tapes iconic comeback special

Rhinestones, sunglasses, and rock ‘n’ roll: Elton John, the musical genius

Rock and roll’s most electric lead singers

May 19, 1965: Pete Townshend spends 20th birthday writing “My Generation”

Andrew Lloyd Webber is richest musician in the world

May 11, 1981: Bob Marley dies at the age of 36

May 4, 1956: Gene Vincent and his Blue Caps record “Be-Bop-A-Lula”

April 20, 1939: Billie Holiday records iconic protest song “Strange Fruit”

April 8, 1781: Mozart’s Violin Sonata No. 27 premiers

15 iconic moments in music history

Why the Parental Advisory Label saved music in the 80s

How Freddie Mercury became a queer icon and hero to the LGBT+ community

January 30, 1969: The Beatles made the best out of a rooftop performance

January 18, 1980: Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ tops the US charts

10 bands that turned down Woodstock ’69

January 13, 1968: Johnny Cash delivers famous performance inside Folsom State Prison

Famous UK folk singer who had gone missing resurfaces 30 years later

December 27, 1932: Radio City Music Hall opens in NYC

December 24, 1818: First performance of ‘Silent Night’ in German church

The unreal story behind Lynyrd Skynyrd’s name

The king of Queen: Freddie Mercury’s inspiring, tragic life

November 11, 1969: The Doors frontman Jim Morrison is arrested by the FBI

October 8, 1971: John Lennon’s : “Imagine” brought the world together

From Bohemian Rhapsody to Born in the USA: The story behind your favorite songs

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