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This Day In Music History

That's right: This Day In Music History. This page will change each day when you come back, listing a different events in music history. Enjoy your history lesson!


Saturday, July 4th, 2020 at 9:10pm
#TDIM 2018📀 George Ezra’s #Shotgun was the biggest song of the summer, according to official UK charts data.

🎵 https://t.co/Mm8yDuwRvi

The 🇬🇧 #1 track accumulated 67 million audio streams, 24 million video streams and 168,000 downloads.

No vinyl sniffers among that lot then. https://t.co/1c5zqtbnka
Saturday, July 4th, 2020 at 8:45pm
#TDIM 1986 📀 'Sad Songs' the 🇺🇸 #1, was apparently inspired by Billy's song 'Suddenly'.

🎵 https://t.co/7wCMsXokED

Co-writer Barry Eastmond admitted that a friend of his wife's - who had just split with a boyfriend - broke down in tears at a party when the ballad came on. https://t.co/D12feCLbNe
Saturday, July 4th, 2020 at 8:25pm
#TDIM 1975 📀 Even when he wasn’t playing with Bats, @alicecooper still provoked controversy with this affecting 🇨🇦 #1.

🎵 https://t.co/EUU3EFVRRa

A sympathetic view of domestic abuse, widely misinterpreted as a song about menstruation. it's now viewed as a feminist anthem. https://t.co/1ja0KMcoDa
Saturday, July 4th, 2020 at 8:10pm
#TDIM 1966📀'Sunny Afternoon', the 🇬🇧 #1, is a seed for the laguid vision I have in my head of English summers in the '60s.

🎵 https://t.co/qzlDwTcrDB

Heat-hazed days, beautiful girls in floral print mini-dresses and the whole countryside rich and green and suffused with light. https://t.co/z7fuOdUSNV
Saturday, July 4th, 2020 at 8:05pm
#TDIM 1960 📀 “They had timin'” sings Jimmy Jones on the 🇬🇧 #1.

“Ticka-ticka-ticka-tock timin" and really he could end it there, it’s catchy enough.

🎵 https://t.co/CAUAAIIwLB

But hold on, “TAY-AY-AY-AY!” – what makes this record is how gratuitous its hook is. https://t.co/4tRcneUI6n


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