100 Days That Changed Music

"Subtract the following 2,400 hours from history and you’d have no mp3s, no LSD, no hip–hop, no soul–sucking corporate rock — actually, can we erase that last one? Blender presents the most earth–shakingly important days in music, ever."

Here are the top 10. Make sure you see the full list.

10.) April 26, 1977 - Studio 54 opens

9.) May 6, 1965 - Keith Richards writes the “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” riff

8.) December 21, 1960 - Bob Dylan leaves Minnesota

7.) March 2, 1983 - MTV airs “Billie Jean” video

6.) October 25, 1997 - Dr. Dre hears Eminem freestyling on KPWR’s “Wake Up Show” in L.A.

5.) August 1, 1981 - MTV debuts

4.) March 30, 1994 - Kurt Cobain buys a Remington M–11 20–gauge shotgun and a box of ammunition

3.) June 1, 1999 - Napster released

2.) August 11, 1973 - Kool DJ Herc invents hip–hop

1.) February 9, 1964 - The Beatles on Ed Sullivan


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