This Day In Music: January 4th

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This Day In Music for January 4th, 2021

On this day in music in 1965 lead singer of the band Portishead, Beth Gibbons, is born in Devon England,

In 1967 The Doors break on through into the music scene with their debut album known simply as “The Doors”

1986 would see the untimely death of Thin Lizzy’s frontman Phil Lynott after a long battle with addiction.

We rewind the clock and travel back to 1969 when the Jimi Hendrix Experience takes the stage on BBC’s Happening for Lulu. The network had planned for the group to play “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” and “Hey Joe”. Half way through their second number Jimi stops playing, addresses the crowd and switches up their tune on live TV. The rest is history.

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