Historic Events that Rocked Music—The Week of May 18, 2015
The HUB's News Bits hone in on the significant events that help shape the sound and direction of music. From tour and recording news to our weekly and slightly irreverent feature, This Week in Music History, you'll read about the artists that have revolutionized the sounds of rock, pop, blues, metal, R&B, and rap. We mostly skip the scandals to focus on the ways and means that music is made. We look at artists and gear from a music-geek perspective that both entertains and informs. Stay tuned for the best in music news with The HUB's News Bits.
How the seemingly unstoppable talent show changed the music business
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How the floodgates of online piracy were flung open
His mellow baritone distinguished solo hits like “Stand by Me” and “Spanish Harlem,” following a productive stint as frontman for The Drifters.
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The personification of modern urban blues has died at age 89 in Las Vegas
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His mush-mouth vocal stirred up a storm of controversy
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