Today in Music History: Blondie sign with a major label

Today in Music History: Blondie sign with a major label

Atlantic Records bought Ray Charles' contract; Buddy Holly and Bob Montgomery auditioned for radio; U2 released their first record; Mick Jones left the Clash; Tina Turner had her first No. 1 hit; and influential punk and new wave act Blondie signed to Chrysalis Records, Today in Music History.

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Today’s Music News: David Bowie and other stars writing songs for SpongeBob musical Local Blog

David Bowie is just one of a motley collection of famous musicians who will write new songs for a SpongeBob SquarePants musical opening in Chicago next summer. Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith; John Legend; Dirty Projectors; the Flaming Lips; They Might Be Giants; Cyndi Lauper; T.I.; Lady Antebellum; Panic! At the Disco; and Plain White T’s will also contribute songs. (Rolling Stone) Fallout…

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