Music history and biographies of famous musicians.
Alley Oop Hits Number One
Alley Oop, a song based on a comic strip about a time traveling caveman, hits number one on the Billboard music charts in 1960. It was the first novelty song to do so that year.
Barbra Streisand is a prolific artist and actress with more awards than any other artist to date.
Big Band Era crooner Frank Sinatra, died today in History on May 14th, 1998. Read my mini bio about him.
Freddie Mercury of Queen
On September 5, 1946 the world received and incredible gift of music in the form of Freddie Mercury, lead singer of Queen.
Gene Krupa (October 16, 1973)
Gene Krupa pioneered the drums during a time when "soloists" had never been. His ingenuity helped create the hi-hat and tunable floor toms--something for which many a drummer is highly appreciative.
Memorable Dates In Grammy History
The annual Grammy awards honor the best in music for the past year. We take a look at the dates that the Grammies have been held and who were some of the winners.
This article is a mini biography of one of entertainment's most influential women, Pearl Bailey.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies
We take a look at the dates of each ceremony and some of the inductees.
Wedding Music Popularized (January 25, 1858) Today in History Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Today in History Site Map
Ever wonder when the Wedding March became the traditional wedding song? It all started here...
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