June 22 - 28 | This Week in Music History
(2020) - 4 min
From Eagles to Queen to Cher to Michael Jackson, get caught up on your music history for the week NOW! Here are your highlights: 1970 - June 27th, The newly formed Queen played their first gig at Truro City Hall, Cornwall, England. 1971 - June 22nd, Joni Mitchell released her fourth studio album Blue. 1974 - June 26th, Cher divorced Sonny Bono after 10 years of marriage. 1975 - June 28th, The Eagles started a five-week run at #1 on the US album chart with their fourth studio album One Of These Nights. 1984 - June 25th, Prince released his sixth studio album Purple Rain. 2002 - June 27th, The Who’s bass player John Entwistle died aged 57 in his hotel room in Las Vegas. 2009 - June 25th, Michael Jackson died at the age of 50.