Tag: music

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

September 9th 1956: Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show

One man brings ancient Greek music to life and the end result is amazingly avant garde

Seven key facts about Custer’s Last Stand that history sometimes forgets

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Did Stanley Kubrick ruin ‘A Clockwork Orange’?

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Famous last words of influential people

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Successes and failures of the Vietnam War

Meet Jeanne Calment, the woman who lived to be 122 years old

The brutal execution of the Romanov family

One Ethiopian emperor sparked the Rastafarian movement

Explaining northern Italy’s conscription age

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May 17, 1954: Brown vs. Board Of Education reaches verdict

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon may not have been so Babylonian after all

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The 10 richest presidents in U.S. history

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Andrew Lloyd Webber is richest musician in the world

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Annulled, beheaded, survived: Get to know the wives of King Henry VIII

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The fascinating history of optical illusions

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The story of migration at Ellis Island

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