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On This Day – “Abbey Road” a defining finale for The Beatles’ legacy

On This Day – “Abbey Road” a defining finale for The Beatles’ legacy

Natalie Hanson

September 23, 2018


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We know the cover, and we still know some of the songs. Yet it seems incredible that the iconic "Abbey Road," by The Beatles, is 49 years old today.It may seem impossible now, but the album received mixed reviews upon its release in 1969. Now, it is considered perhaps the band's best album, for good ...

On This Day – “Paranoid” makes Black Sabbath a metal icon

On This Day – “Paranoid” makes Black Sabbath a metal icon

Natalie Hanson

September 18, 2018


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Rock and metal may seem all but absent from mainstream music these days, but their influence remains everywhere. Metal, in particular, owes its rise and transformation to a few key bands - one of which is definitely Black Sabbath. With "Paranoid," the career of the band Black Sabbath really took off as...

On This Day: The Kinks’ “Something Else By The Kinks” released in 1967

On This Day: The Kinks’ “Something Else By The Kinks” released in 1967

Natalie Hanson

September 15, 2018


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The summer of 1967 is legendary in the history of music's development. The several short months in that "Summer of Love" defined the sound of a generation, as from that year's incredible journey through music came classics that showed the maturing of some of the decade's strongest bands. One such band,...

On This Day- Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ released in 1975

On This Day- Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ released in 1975

Natalie Hanson

September 12, 2018


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On September 12 in 1975, Pink Floyd released its seventh album, "Wish You Were Here." After already reaching worldwide fame for the milestone album, "Dark Side of the Moon," this album became another classic in its own right within the band's long list of work. You may only know this album, or "Dark...

‘Puff, the Magic Dragon’: Classic song celebrates anniversary

‘Puff, the Magic Dragon’: Classic song celebrates anniversary

Michael Arias

March 16, 2016


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Mostly known for being a childhood tune, "Puff, the Magic Dragon," by American folk group Peter, Paul and Mary, was played publicly for the first time on this day in 1963.About a child's youth and his loss of imagination for a magical dragon, Puff, it was not only a song but a book and children's televisio...

Pink Floyd album celebrates anniversary

Pink Floyd album celebrates anniversary

Michael Arias

March 10, 2016


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Pink Floyd's, "Dark Side Of The Moon," has officially turned 43 years old today. Released in the United States in 1973, "Dark Side Of The Moon" is Floyd's most popular album and arguably one of the most influential rock albums of all time. Easily recognized by the prism and rainbow spectrum album cov...

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