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Today In Music History – February 17th


Every day on Radio Nova, just before 11am, we play a couple of songs key to “today in music history” Have a listen! But for now – here’s some light reading and watching.  February 17th in Music History looks like this.

1966, The Beach Boys begin working on the song ‘Good Vibrations’ and James Brown records the song ‘It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World.’

1967, The Beatles started recording the track ‘Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite’ from the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

1969, Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan collaborated on the song ‘Girl From The North Country’, it was included on the Dylan LP Nashville Skyline.

1970, Singer Joni Mitchell stated that she wasn’t going to sing live anymore, she returned to live shows before the year ended.

1972, After receiving stolen Rolling Stones tapes, which featured two new songs, a Los Angeles radio station played the tracks continuously for 24 hours.

1975, Aussie rockers AC/DC released their first record titled High Voltage. The eight track LP featured six songs that were written by brothers Angus and Malcolm Young and Ben Scott.


2000, The piano John Lennon used to write the song ‘Imagine’ was displayed at the Beatles Museum in Liverpool.

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