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Today in Music History: Blondie

On this date thirty-two years ago, Blondie has their first number-one single – Heart of Glass.  They would have three more over the next two years:      

Today in Music History: TLC

On this date nine years ago today, TLC’S Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes is killed in a car crash in La Ceiba, Honduras.  She is thirty.  Here TLC perform their first big hit:       

Today in Music History: Prince

On this date twenty-five years ago, Prince’s Kiss starts a two-week run at the top of the charts.  This is his third number-one single after When Doves Cry and Let’s Go Crazy.  Here he performs Kiss on Ellen in ’04:

Today in Music History: Lisa Stansfield

On thisa date forty-five years ago, Lisa Stansfield is born in Manchester.  Here’s perhaps her most well-known song:      

Today in Music History: Gloria Gaynor

On this date thirty-two years ago, Gloria Gaynor’s disco anthem and karaoke favorite “I Will Survive” kicks off a three-week reign at the top of the charts.  Here is a live version, also from ’79:      
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