On this week's edition of Music History Today in Depth, we discuss a report that decimated the entertainment industry, a classic song that started an icon's career, a sad ending to an amazing career, and we say happy birthday to four people; one of whom was a member of three super groups.
On the June 18 edition of Music History Today, tragedy strikes at a Radiohead concert, the Big Man passes away, and Hendrix becomes HENDRIX!!! in the most epic way possible. Plus, a very big happy birthday to Sir Paul McCartney and Blake Shelton.
On the June 15 edition of Music History Today, Bob Dylan records the greatest song ever recorded, Carlos Santana's biggest hit debuts, along with debut albums from the Offspring and Joy Division. Also, it's Waylon Jennings's and Ice Cube's birthdays.
This week on the Music Halls of Fame podcast, we honor a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class of 1993, discuss Korn's chances of getting into the Hall, & our spotlight hall of fame is the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
On the June 13 edition of Music History Today, a couple of trials end, a couple of legends pass away, and Paula Abdul debuts. Plus, members of the groups Smash Mouth, Weezer, and Heart celebrate birthdays.
On this week's edition of Music History Today in Depth, we discuss how the greatest song ever made came together, how the template for rock festivals came together, and we wish a happy birthday to the man who helped write Come Together.
On the June 12 edition of Music History Today, the Stones get a new guitarist, the Beasties do their final show, and Howard Jones says hello. Also, happy birthday to members of Whodini, They Might Be Giants, and Cheap Trick.
On the June 11 edition of Music History Today, a reality juggernaut premieres while reality hits tragically close to home, a concert is held to get a political prisoner out of prison, a super group is formed, and a country musician wows the Grand Ole Opry.
On the June 10 edition of Music History Today, strange things happen. A musical about witches premieres, while the legend who played a memorable role in the movie version of the book that the musical is based on is born. Also, 4 people from the 90s alternative rock era with the same birthday work with each other but not all at the same time. Like I said, strange things. Oh and it's also Howlin' Wolf's birthday.
On the June 7 edition of Music History Today, two projects that would eventually guide John Travolta's career debut, Prince gives himself an interesting birthday gift, Grease debuts, a magazine article that inspired a movie is printed, and Blind Faith plays their first gig. Also, along with Prince, it's also Dean Martin's and Tom Jones's birthdays.