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Black Velvet Today In Music History [Video]
"Mississippi in the middle of a dry spell, Jimmy Rogers on the Victrola up high."  Lyrics that are heard at karaoke bars across the country, "Black Velvet" by Canadian singer, Alannah Myles.  On this day, March 24, in 1990, Myles started her two week run…
99 Red Balloons Today In Music History [Video]
Although this Berlin, Germany, rock group only had one charting U.S. hit, they had everyone singing "99 Red Balloons", the anti-nuclear protest song  The band, Nena, featured singer/actress, Gabriele "Nena" Kerner on lead vocals.  The single was original…
Bon Jovi ‘Livin’ On A Prayer Today In Music History [Video]
The rock group from Sayreville, New Jersey take the spotlight today in music history.  Bon Jovi, featuring Jon Bovi on vocals, Ritchie Sambora on guitar, Dave Bryan on keyboards, Alec John Such on bass, and Tico Torres on drums, hit number one on the U.S. singles chart with 'Livin' On…
INXS Today In Music History [Video]
INXS, rock group from Sydney, Australia, scored their first U.S. number one single on this day, January 30, 1988.  "Need You Tonight" got everyone to 'slide over here' and give the band a moment.

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