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  • What Happened Leading Up to Kurt Cobain’s Death
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    What Happened Leading Up to Kurt Cobain’s Death?

    Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of 90s grunge band Nirvana, tragically died on April 5, 1994.  The musician committed suicide at his Seattle home with a 20-gauge shotgun. He left behind a suicide note, his wife, Courtney Love, and his daughter, Frances Bean Cobain.  His death shocked the music world and left countless fans devastated. Although […] More

  • Where is Kurt Cobain’s Daughter Now?
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    Where is Kurt Cobain’s Daughter Now?

    Frances Bean Cobain is the child of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love. She was only a year and a half old when her father, singer of Nirvana, was found dead in his Seattle home.Kurt Cobain was just 27 years old at his time of death, making him a member of the 27 Club.  Kurt Cobain’s daughter […] More

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    What You Need to Get a Music History Degree

    A degree in music history could be the career path for you if you’ve always been fascinated by music, its history, and cultures. Imagine turning something you had a passion for in high school into a career you can enjoy for the rest of your life. Before you begin your journey, you should be aware […] More

  • Remembering The Monkees' Lead Singer Michael Nesmith
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    The Monkees’ Michael Nesmith Dies at 78

    On Friday, December 10, The Monkees’ guitarist Michael Nesmith passed away from natural causes at 78.  The American songwriter had a career span of over 55 years, including dozens of albums and a handful of movie and TV show appearances, and a few books.  Despite the rock band being away for some time, fans still […] More

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    The Greatest Music Composers of All Time

    Throughout the history of music, there have been a great number of talented composers. It would be nearly impossible to give someone the title of the best composer of all time. As musical styles have changed, new great composers have emerged.  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Perhaps one of the greatest composers of all time, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, […] More

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    10 Hip-Hop Artists that Changed the Game

    Hip-hop is hands down one of the most prominent genres in the music industry. Most people hear it every day on the radio, in a commercial, or in a store.  Hip-hop can take on many forms, including DJing, freestyling, gangsta rap, trap, East Coast/ West Coast, contemporary, and, most recently, SoundCloud rap.  November is Hip-Hop […] More

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    The Greatest Music in the 80’s

    No other decade had a more metamorphic time in history than the 1980s, especially when it came to the music industry. Between a variety of genres popping up and becoming wildly popular to the desire to hold on to some of the past, music in this decade was vastly different than the ones prior. The […] More

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    The Life and Music of Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley, or the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, is known to many, both young and old to be one of the most iconic American musicians of all time. Though he came from humble beginnings, he rose in fame and fortune over the course of his career that ended too soon. Modest Beginnings On January […] More

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