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  • On this Day January 22, 2017
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    English bass guitar player Pete Overend Watts and founding member of the 1970s rock band, Mott the Hoople died from throat cancer aged 69. Watts helped start the Buddies with guitarist Mick Ralphs, a band that evolved into […]

  • On this Day January 22, 1994
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    D:Ream had their first UK No.1 single with 'Things Can Only Get Better', it stayed at No.1 for four weeks. In 1997 the track was adopted by the UK Labour Party as their theme for the 1997 UK General Election. Keyboard player […]

  • On this Day January 22, 1969
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    moved from Twickenham Film Studios to Apple studios in London to start recording the "Get Back" LP. Billy Preston was brought into the sessions (John, Paul, and George knew Preston from 1962, when he was a member of backing […]

  • On this Day January 22, 1959
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Alone with an acoustic guitar and tape recorder in his New York City apartment made his last recordings, including Peggy Sue Got Married, Crying, Waiting, Hoping, That's What They Say, What To Do, Learning The Game and That […]

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  • Featured Artist: Spiral Starecase
    on January 22, 2019 at 5:30 am

    Chart debut year: 1969 Best known songs include: More Today Than Yesterday (1969); No One For Me To Turn To (1969); She's Ready (1970) […]

  • Allbutforgottenoldies.net Music News Digest: Week Of January 13, 2019
    on January 21, 2019 at 3:57 pm

    During the week of January 13, 2019, CBS announced that Gladys Knight will perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" as part of the pregame show at the upcoming Super Bowl LIII. The game and festivities, to be broadcast February […]

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