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July 26, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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July 26 in music history

Mick Jagger is 71 Happy Birthday! (read more) Mick Jagger’s career has spanned over fifty years. His performance style has been said to have “opened up definitions of gendered masculinity and so laid the foundations for self-invention and sexual plasticity … Continue reading

June 1, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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June 1 in music history

The Beatles released Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band 47 years ago – 1967 (Read more) Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (often shortened to Sgt. Pepper) is the eighth studio album by The Beatles, released on 1 June 1967 on the Parlophone label and produced by George Martin. … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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May 25 in music history

Paul Weller is 56, Happy Birthday! (read more) Paul Weller was born 25 May 1958.  Starting with the Punk/New Wave band The Jam (1972–1982), later Weller went on to branch out musically to a more soulful “cool” style with The Style Council (1983–1989). In 1991 he … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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Today: The Rolling Stones released Jumping Jack Flash 46 years ago

From Wikipedia: Single by The Rolling Stones B-side “Child of the Moon” Released 25 May 1968 (UK), 1 June 1968 (US) Format 7″ Recorded 20 April 1968, Olympic Studios, London (I’m not so sure about this…) Genre Hard rock Length 3:42 Label Decca F.12782 (UK), London 45.908 … Continue reading

May 10, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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May 10 in music history

Today: Bono is 54 (read more)Music can change the world because it can change people. ~Bono My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them. ~Bono Singer, poet, activist, believer: few icons … Continue reading

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