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Aug 18 in Music History: The Fab 4 play live together for the first time, The Who release Who Are You

Source: The Key (WXPN)

The Who Who Are You

1937 – The first FM radio station in the US, Boston’s WGTR (now WAAF), is granted its construction permit by the FCC.

1962 – Ringo Starr plays his first gig with The Beatles at the Horticultural Society Dance in Birkenhead, England, with just two hours’ preparation. This is the first appearance of The Beatles as the world would come to know them: John, Paul, George, and Ringo.

1965 – Herman’s Hermits lead singer Peter Noone interviews Elvis Presley in Honolulu, where Elvis is filming his movie Paradise, Hawaiian Style.

1977 – The Police make their live debut as a ...

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The 50 best psychedelic rock albums of the Summer of Love

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Monterey Pop Fest and the Summer of Love, here are the 50 best psychedelic rock records of 1967, from Jefferson Airplane to Love to the Bee Gees to Pink Floyd to Donovan, and yes, The Beatles.

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Remembering Allen Toussaint

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Bryan Ledgard

On Tuesday, November 102015 the world of music said goodbye to a legendary songwriter, instrumental musician and producer in New Orleans icon and Grammy-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Allen Toussaint. Following a tour stop in Spain at the Teatro Lara in Madrid, Toussaint suffered a heart attack at his hotel from which he was resuscitated yet while being transported to the hospital he would succumb to another attack. One of the most influential musicians in history, Toussaint was born in New Orleans in 1938 and had already begun ...

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