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What Happened In Music On March 10th

1973 – Pink Floyd released their eighth studio album The Dark Side of The Moon in the US. It remained in the US charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in history. After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the album notched up a further 759  Continue Reading »

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What Happened In Music On March 8th

1954 – The Stargazers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘I See The Moon’. Written by Meredith Willson, this was the group’s second No.1. 1958 – Born on this day, Gary Numan, singer with Tubeway Army who had the 1979 UK No.1 single ‘Are Friends Electric’. As a solo artist had the  Continue Reading »

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What Happened In Music On March 7th

1875 – Composer Joseph Maurice Ravel was born. 1976 – Elton John was put on display at London’s Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum. 1985 – The song “We Are the World” was heard on the radio for the first time. 1994 – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that parodies that poke fun at an original work  Continue Reading »

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