Music History

Freddie Mercury (1946-1991), singer with Queen, standing in front of a drumkit as he sings into a microphone on stage during a live concert performance by the band at the National Bowl in Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom,  on 5 June 1982. (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” Who Sings It Better?

Music tends to cycle. Queen’s had a resurgence of popularity in the 90s thanks to Wayne and Garth lip syncing to “Bohemian Rhapsody” in Wayne’s World. It’s been over 20 years since we lost Freddie […]


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John Mellencamp’s Two Sons In Trouble With The Law

  Q105 plays a lot of great John Mellencamp songs like “Pink Houses”, “Jack & Diane”, “Hurts So Good” and many more. John is in the news today but it’s not about his music but […]


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The Rolling Stones Nab Their First Rock Hall Exhibit

The Rolling Stones have celebrated their golden anniversary with five shows, two new songs, one documentary (2012’s Crossfire Hurricane), and a slew of other film and photo exhibits around the world. Now they’ll get their […]


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House Where Bruce Springsteen Wrote ‘Born To Run’ Up For Sale

A little more than a week has passed since Bruce Springsteen‘s former home located at 71/2 West End Court Long Branch, New Jersey was placed on the market for $349,900 by one of its three […]


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Elvis Costello, Steven Van Zandt Discuss The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ Film

“I wish they had taken a few weeks to make it. It’s fine for us freaks.” – Little Steven


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Paul McCartney & Berry Gordy Team Up For Motown Fundraiser

The former Beatle and Motown Records founder Berry Gordy are teaming up to raise money to help conserve and honor a famous piece of Motown’s history.


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Does Bob Dylan Know Where His Most Famous Guitar Is?

At the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Bob Dylan “went electric,” as his three-song set has since been famously dubbed. But does Dylan know where the Fender Stratocaster he used that day is?


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Howard Cosell Announces John Lennon’s Assassination [Video]

It’s hard to believe it was 31 years ago today. During a Monday Night Football game, Howard Cosell broke the news to America that John Lennon had died from gunshot wounds.


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Today in Music History: August 24th

On this date in 1995, Microsoft reportedly paid for permission to use the Rolling Stones’ “Start Me Up” in its ad campaign for Windows 95.  Check out what else happened on this date in Music […]


Today in Music History: August 22nd

On this date in 1985, “No Jacket Required” was certified MULTI-PLATINUM. In 1956 The movie “The Girl Can’t Help It,” featuring Fats Domino, Little Richard, and Gene Vincent, had its debut in Hollywood. Filming began […]




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