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Music History for Wednesday, 1/22/20

2013 - Country rock singer Gary Allen released his ninth studio album, Set You Free. It was his first No. 1 album on the charts.

2013 - California punk rock band Bad Religion released their sixteenth studio album, True North.

2013 - Lady Antebellum's single, "Downtown," was released to country radio.

2012 - Seal and model/TV personality Heidi Klum, who wed in 2005 and have four kids together, announced they are separating.

2012 - Brad Paisley performed "Camouflage" in a halftime set at the NFL playoff game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco Giants.

2008 - Amy Winehouse was taken to a London clinic by her father after video surfaced depicting her allegedly using crack.

2006 Lisa Marie Presley married guitarist Michael Lockwood in Kyoto, Japan.

2004 - Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck called off their engagement.

2001 Chubby Checker guest starred on Fox's Ally McBeal.

1998 - Rapper Snoop Dogg filed a $10 million suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman, its parent Coopers & Lybrand and former Gelfand accountant Steven Cantrock. The suit charged that they had mismanaged Snoop’s money.

1998 - Singer Toni Braxton filed for Chapter 7 protection. She listed liabilities of more than one million dollars.

1993 - Metallica began their Nowhere Else To Roam tour in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

1991 L.L. Cool J's album Mama Said Knock You Out was certified platinum by the RIAA.

1990 - Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash used profanity numerous times on live television while accepting an American Music Award.

1989 - Gene Simmons of KISS and former Playboy model Shannon Tweed had a son.

1984 - Barry Manilow sang the national anthem at Super Bowl 18.

1981 - A naked picture of John Lennon appeared in an obituary issue of Rolling Stone magazine dedicated to the ex-Beatle.

1976 - Diana Ross had the number one single with "Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)."

1971 - The Joe Cocker film Mad Dogs and Englishmen debuted in London.

1967 - The number one song in the U.K. was "Keep On Runnin'" by The Spencer Davis Group.

1966 - The Beach Boys recorded "Wouldn't It Be Nice."

1963 - Gerry & The Pacemakers held their first recording session in London.


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