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Jan. 27 in Music History: Happy birthday, Mike Patton

Mike Patton
Elvis Presley's single, "Heartbreak Hotel" was released by RCA Records, Frank Sinatra played a benefit show at Carnegie Hall in New York City for Martin Luther King, Stevie Wonder had his first No. 1 hit in a decade with "Superstition", and John Lennon wrote, recorded and mixed his new single "Instant Karma!", Today in Music History. Read more

Jan. 26 in Music History: Happy Birthday, Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams
Eddie Van Halen was born, Bishop Burke prohibited the dance of the devil "The Twist", Ringo Starr went No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with his version of "You're Sixteen", Queen had their second U.K. No. 1 with "Innuendo", and Buddy Holly's first recording session for Decca Records took place in Nashville, Today in Music History. Read more

The Chart Show: Amanda Shires takes it to No. 1

A woman plays a guitar and sings into a microphone
Amanda Shires’ “Take It Like A Man” has charted for the past six weeks and goes to No. 1 this week. There’s also a flood of new songs from artists like the Hold Steady, Death Cab for Cutie, Soccer Mommy, Phoenix and others. Read more

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