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October 24 1962 James Brown records breakthrough Live at the Apollo album


On October 24th 1962, James Brown took a major step toward his eventual crossover to, and conquest of, the mainstream with an electrifying performance on black America’s most famous stage—a performance recorded and later released as Live at the Apollo (1963), the first breakthrough album of his career. James Brown began his professional career at … Continue reading

October 11 1975 Bruce Springsteen has first pop hit with “Born to Run”


On October 11th 1975, the epic single “Born to Run” became Bruce Springsteen‘s first-ever Top 40 hit, marking the start of his eventual transition from little-known cult figure to international superstar. By 1975, 26-year-old Bruce Springsteen had two heavily promoted major-label albums behind him, but nothing approaching a popular hit. Tapped by Columbia Records as … Continue reading

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