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  • On this Day February 25, 2015
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    On what would have been 72nd birthday, a new tree was planted in his memory in Griffith Park Los Angeles to replace one that was earlier killed by a beetle infestation. This new yew tree had been chosen to replace the […]

  • On this Day February 25, 2009
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    President Obama honoured his musical hero, with America's highest award for pop music, the Library of Congress' Gershwin prize at a ceremony at the White House. The president said the Motown legend had been the soundtrack […]

  • On this Day February 25, 2006
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    was found slumped over in a car in Hyde Park, London. A concerned person spotted the singer and called police who after being checked by paramedics was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs and then released on bail. […]

  • On this Day February 25, 1981
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Winners at this year's Grammy Awards included Bob Seger who won Best Rock performance for 'Against The Wind', Pat Benatar won Best female performance for 'Crimes Of Passion' and Christopher Cross won Best new artist and Best […]

  • On this Day February 25, 1977
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    signed to Polydor Records UK for £6,000 ($10,200). They went on to have 18 consecutive Top 40 singles in the UK, from their debut in 1977 to their break-up in December 1982, including four No.1 hits. As of 2007, […]

  • On this Day February 25, 1972
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    appeared in front of over 25,000 fans at the Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, the group's first ever gig in New Zealand, (and the largest crowd ever to attend a concert on the island). A special train was […]

  • On this Day February 25, 1964
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    finished recording their next single 'Can't Buy Me Love', at Abbey Road studios, London, (they had first recorded the song on 29 January 1964 at Path Marconi Studios in Paris). They also recorded the B-side, 'You Can't Do […]

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  • Featured Artist: Safaris
    on February 25, 2018 at 5:30 am

    Chart debut year: 1960 Best known songs include: Girl With The Story In Her Eyes (1960); Image Of A Girl (1960) […]

  • Allbutforgottenoldies.net Music News Digest: Week Of February 11, 2018
    on February 19, 2018 at 3:11 pm

    During the week of February 11, 2018, fans bade a final farewell to legendary crooner and actor Vic Damone (June 12, 1928 - February 11, 2018) whose long string of hits included "You're Breaking My Heart" (1949) and "On the […]

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