Category Archives: Today in Music History

Today in Music History, March 24

41 years ago today, America was atop U.S. music charts with “A Horse With No Name.” It was written by Dewey Bunnell, and was the band’s first and most successful single, released in early 1972, topping the charts in several … Continue reading

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Today in Music History, March 22

39 years ago, on this date in 1974, Eagles released their third studio album: On the Border The album reached #17 on the charts and sold 2 million copies. The album also released three singles, “Already Gone“, “James Dean” and … Continue reading

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Today in Music History, March 21

28 years ago a lot us were aboard the REO Speedwagon and enjoying the view from atop the charts with their hit – the power ballad – ” I Can’t Fight This Feeling Anymore ” It was the group’s second … Continue reading

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Today in Music History, March 20

23 years ago, March 20, 1990, Canadian singer/songwriter Allanah Myles was atop the U.S. singles charts with “Black Velvet.” The song is  a commemorative story about Elvis Presley. The first verse discusses the beginning of Elvis’s life, the second talks … Continue reading

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Today in Music History, March 19

27 years ago today, HEART  was atop the U.S. singles charts with “These Dreams.”  Released in 1986,  from their 1985 self titled album, it was the first song by the band to become a number one hit The tune was … Continue reading

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Today in Music History, March 18

44 years ago today Tommy Roe was atop the U.S. singles charts with “Dizzy.” It was written by Roe and Freddy Weller and was a major hit In the U.S. and in Europe.  It stayed atop the U.S. charts for … Continue reading

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Today in Music History, March 17

Today’s post has nothing to do with March 17, other than A) It is St. Patrick’s Day and B) I am sure somewhere, this song will be played today.  Today’s post is about the song, The Unicorn that was released … Continue reading

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