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tix on sale for Classic East & Classic West fests w/ Fleetwood Mac, Eagles & more

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Classic East takes place July 29 & 30 at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens.

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Fleetwood Mac & The Eagles’ Classic East & West fests ticket info

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The festivals — which take place in LA and NYC — also include Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers, Journey, and Earth Wind & Fire.

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Jan 26 in Music History: John Lennon writes & records “Instant Karma,” Simon and Garfunkel release Bridge Over Troubled Water

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Jan 26 in Music History: John Lennon writes & records “Instant Karma,” Simon and Garfunkel release Bridge Over Troubled Water
1934 – Formerly home to burlesque shows, The Apollo Theater in Harlem becomes a music venue.

1956 – At Decca Records’ Nashville studios, Buddy Holly makes his first official recording at Decca Records’ Nashville studios. He lays down his debut single, “Blue Days, Black Nights.”
1966 – When Paul Jones of Manfred Mann falls ill, The Animals’ Eric Burdon covers vocal duties at this evening’s concert at the Marquee in London.
1968 – Pink Floyd play their first gig without Syd Barrett at Southampton University. They are supported by Tyrannosaurus Rex, later to be renamed T Rex.
1970 – John ...

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Pitchfork list their 200 best songs of the 1970s

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Back in 2004, Pitchfork published their Top 100 Albums of the 1970s list, and today they’ve returned with the 200 Best Songs of the 1970s. Some of the artists who didn’t make the cut on the albums list are now here, like Black Sabbath, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith…

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This Day in Music History: Paul McCartney announces Wings, Stevie Wonder releases Innervisions

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This Day in Music History: Paul McCartney announces Wings, Stevie Wonder releases Innervisions

1963 – The Beach Boys release “Surfer Girl,” the first song Brian Wilson ever wrote and the first one he produced.

1966 – The Rolling Stones begin nine days of recording sessions for their next album at RCA Studios in Hollywood. Tracks recorded include “Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow?” “Let’s Spend The Night Together,” “My Obsession,” “Yesterday’s Papers” and “Back Street Girl.”

1971 – Paul McCartney announces the formation of his first post-Beatles band, Wings. Members include his wife Linda, former Moody Blues singer Denny Laine on guitar, and Denny Seiwell on drums.

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March 2 in Music History: The Trio album is released, U2 win their first Grammys

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1955 – Bo Diddley records “Bo Diddley” and “I’m a Man” during his first session at Universal Recording Studio in Chicago.

1964 – The Beatles begin work on their first film, A Hard Day’s Night.

1967 – The Supremes record “Reflections” and “The Happening.”

1973 – The Doobie Brothers release The Captain and Me.

1983 – CD players are launched in the US, along with 16 CD’s released by CBS Records. The first test pressing of a CD had taken place four years prior in 1979, and they had been available elsewhere in the world prior to this ...

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