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THIS DAY IN #Music, June 19, 1971: 🎹🎤#CaroleKing's "It's Too Late" begins a five-week run on top of the Billboard #Hot100. The song, from her now-classic "Tapestry" album, captures a #Grammy for Record of the Year in 1972. #70s #popchart https://t.co/AX2hTaau2L

THIS DAY IN #Music, June 19, 1971:
🎹🎤#CaroleKing's "It's Too Late" begins a five-week run on top of the Billboard #Hot100. The song, from her now-classic "Tapestry" album, captures a #Grammy for Record of the Year in 1972. #70s #popchart https://t.co/AX2hTaau2L

#MusicHistory #CaroleKing #Tapestry #1970s https://t.co/CNQbmrUSsB

African-Americans invented rock, jazz, blues, and rap. How did one marginalized minority have such a large impact on music? (Get into the rhythm of #BlackHistory with this awesome post from @hillsonghoods.) #MusicHistory #Twitterstorians https://t.co/TxjgQmilIV

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Lloyd Cole & The Commotions maakt muziek in de stijl van The Smiths. De Schotse band bracht 3 albums uit die het vrij goed deden. Bekende hits waren Perfect Skin en Rattlesnakes. #lloydcoleandthecommotions #musichistory #muziekgeschiedenis https://t.co/7bGfhz8I9x https://t.co/1QnrQKlBbO

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions maakt muziek in de stijl van The Smiths. De Schotse band bracht 3 albums uit die het vrij goed deden. Bekende hits waren Perfect Skin en Rattlesnakes. #lloydcoleandthecommotions #musichistory #muziekgeschiedenis https://t.co/7bGfhz8I9x https://t.co/1QnrQKlBbO

Getting my new planner set up w/all the extras I work to squeeze in each month: music decades studies (w/costume kick-off's of course) & heritage celebrations (in class & in our west wing)! #1PHASD #musichistory #heritagecelebrations #history #msband https://t.co/u8aS0DYt1A
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Getting my new planner set up w/all the extras I work to squeeze in each month: music decades studies (w/costume kick-off's of course) & heritage celebrations (in class & in our west wing)! #1PHASD #musichistory #heritagecelebrations #history #msband https://t.co/u8aS0DYt1A

Happy birthday Emma Maria Macfarren 1824-95, English pianist composer, wrote under name Jules Brissac. Toured the USA between 1862-1873 with her "Mornings at the Piano" lecture series. Songs & transcriptions.
#salon #womensstories #womeninmusic #BOTD #womencomposers #musichistory https://t.co/lwb9mz52o1

Happy birthday Emma Maria Macfarren 1824-95, English pianist composer, wrote under name Jules Brissac. Toured the USA between 1862-1873 with her "Mornings at the Piano" lecture series. Songs & transcriptions. #salon #womensstories #womeninmusic #BOTD #womencomposers #musichistory https://t.co/lwb9mz52o1

Happy birthday Zhun Huang b1926, Chinese composer, singer, writer. Has composed the soundtrack for over 40 films, having worked in 3 major Chinese studios. Also has written over 200 songs.
#salon #womensstories #womeninmusic #BOTD #womencomposers #musichistory https://t.co/6J9qaFoNi3

Happy birthday Zhun Huang b1926, Chinese composer, singer, writer. Has composed the soundtrack for over 40 films, having worked in 3 major Chinese studios. Also has written over 200 songs. #salon #womensstories #womeninmusic #BOTD #womencomposers #musichistory https://t.co/6J9qaFoNi3

Happy birthday Marietta Brambilla 1807-75, Italian singer composer. Retired from stage 1848, then taught singing and composed albums of songs and vocal exercises. 
L’Allegro https://t.co/Pq4ln2j1vL
#salon #womensstories #womeninmusic #BOTD #womencomposers #musichistory https://t.co/nBpTJcD2k2

Happy birthday Marietta Brambilla 1807-75, Italian singer composer. Retired from stage 1848, then taught singing and composed albums of songs and vocal exercises. L’Allegro https://t.co/Pq4ln2j1vL #salon #womensstories #womeninmusic #BOTD #womencomposers #musichistory https://t.co/nBpTJcD2k2

The Beach Boys are featured on today's edition of Celebrity Spotlight! Tune in today at 3:30 PM to hear their music and stories with host Larry Jackson!

Listen live: https://t.co/Pg7YorjtO8

#BeachBoys #Toronto #Radio #Celebrity #Stories #Entertainment #Music #MusicHistory https://t.co/VPDCxcfZt1

The Beach Boys are featured on today's edition of Celebrity Spotlight! Tune in today at 3:30 PM to hear their music and stories with host Larry Jackson! Listen live: https://t.co/Pg7YorjtO8 #BeachBoys #Toronto #Radio #Celebrity #Stories #Entertainment #Music #MusicHistory https://t.co/VPDCxcfZt1

Barry Vee
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#MusicHistory -- The #Number1 song today in 1985 was "Everybody Wants to Rule The World" by the #English group #TearsForFears. It spent two weeks in the top spot & was helped by heavy airplay of the songs video on #MTV. #PlayingTheHits #LoveMusic .@tearsforfears #BathEngland https://t.co/mGyDHENZCT

#MusicHistory -- The #Number1 song today in 1985 was "Everybody Wants to Rule The World" by the #English group #TearsForFears. It spent two weeks in the top spot & was helped by heavy airplay of the songs video on #MTV. #PlayingTheHits #LoveMusic .@tearsforfears #BathEngland https://t.co/mGyDHENZCT

#MusicHistory #OTD in 1953, the legendary #RayCharles released one of his biggest hits, Mess Around. The song was written by the founder of Atlantic Records, the great Ahmet Ertegun. The song was inspired from a 1930's & 40's New Orleans boogie piano riff. https://t.co/Eq2cqKh4px

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#MusicHistory #OTD in 1967, @JimiHendrix released the single #PurpleHaze in the US (released on March 17th in the UK). Hendrix says the lyrics were inspired by a dream he had where he could walk underwater & a purple haze surrounded and engulfed him. https://t.co/HBz53z2lkP

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The Beatles' "Paperback Writer" hits No. 1 #OTD in 1966. One of the great #45s to have — the sleeve, the b-side... #Beatles #Vinylrecords #musichistory https://t.co/LAc7maXcgY

The Beatles' "Paperback Writer" hits No. 1 #OTD in 1966. One of the great #45s to have — the sleeve, the b-side... #Beatles #Vinylrecords #musichistory https://t.co/LAc7maXcgY

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