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This Day in Music History: January 30th

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1969: The Beatles performed their final concert on the rooftop of Apple offices in London. The concert was halted 42 minutes into their set due to noise complaints.

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[WIN] Tickets to Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Enter here to win tickets to Dirty Rotten Scoundrels tickets at The Warner Theater in Torrington.  MORE

Beautiful Drone Footage of Blizzard

I don’t know what my fascination with quad copters is. Perhaps it is the perspective they provide that I find so alluring. Their ability to easily capture scenery from an angle we can’t normally appreciate. Watch this majestic copter take flight to document the Blizzard of 2015. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

This Day in Music History: January 29th

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1983: “Shock the Monkey” by Peter Gabriel peaked at number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, which was Gabriel’s first top 40 single & his first single to chart higher in the U.S. than the U.K.

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Louis CK’s Hilarious Hot Take On The Patriots & ‘DeflateGate’ Is Perfect

Louis CK went on Letterman recently to chat with Dave, break the news about one of his canceled shows, and comment on everyone’s favorite news story of 2015 so far ‘DeflateGate’. Being from Boston Louis of course had a hilarious take on the whole situation. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

This Day in Music History: January 28th

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1956: Elvis Presley made his American television debut on the Dorsey Brothers Stage Show. Jackie Gleason predicted “He can’t last. I tell you flatly, he can’t last”.

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The Biggest Storms in Connecticut of All Time

Depending on where in the state you live, you are either rolling your eyes at the “hype” over the blizzard… or you’re still shoveling yourself out.  A state divided today.  Eastern parts of the state saw a few inches to a foot while those in western parts of the state were slammed with two feet.  Either way, this storm is significantly less “historic” than predicted.

That being said, what were the biggest storms in Connecticut history?  These were…Read more at CTBoom.com

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This Day in Music History: January 27th

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1971: David Bowie arrived in the U.S. for the first time. Bowie couldn’t perform live, but he did gain publicity for wearing a dress during a promotional event.

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This Day in Music History: January 26th

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1977: Founding Fleetwood Mac guitarist Peter Green was committed to a British mental institution after he fired a pistol at a messenger who attempted to deliver a royalty check.

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Snowmageddonpocalypse Now! (Or: What To Do When Snowed-In)

With 32 feet of snow on the way it is all we can do to not panic. Everyone knows to storm their local grocer for bread and milk but what else do you need? According to the Red Cross you should use the following checklist. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE

This Day in Music History: January 23rd

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1973: Neil Young was handed a piece of paper during a concert at Madison Square Garden & read the message that a peace accord had been reached in Vietnam.

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This Day in Music History: January 22nd

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1965: The Animals were set to record their live album The Animals at the Apollo at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre. Before the concert, the U.S. Immingration Department ordered the concert to be cancelled.

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This Day in Music History: January 21st

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1992: Billy Idol pled guilty to assault & battery charges stemming from an incident outside a West Hollywood restaurant. He was fined $2,700.

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This Day in Music History: January 20th

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1968: Bob Dylan made his first public appearance in nearly two years performing with the Band at a memorial concert for Woody Guthrie at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

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This Day in Music History: January 19th

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1974: Fans en route to the Bob Dylan and the Band concert in Miami found themselves in a nine-mile long traffic jam, which caused many to miss half of the show.

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This Day in Music History: January 16th

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2005: Mick Jagger & David. A. Stewart won the Best Original Song Golden Globe for the song “Old Habits Die Hard” from the Alfie soundtrack. MORE

[WIN] Tickets to the Springfield Motorcycle Show

Enter here to win tickets to The Springfield Motorcycle Show this Saturday and Sunday in West Springfield, Mass. MORE

This Day in Music History: January 15th

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1998: Harmonica player Junior Wells, who played with artists such as The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison & Buddy Guy died of lymphoma. He was 63 years old. MORE

[WIN] Tickets to Craig Ferguson

Enter here to win tickets to see Comix Presents Craig Ferguson at the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino Friday, February 13th. MORE

This Day in Music History: January 14th

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2005: Linda Cummings, widow of Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramone unveiled a bronze statue at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery honoring the late guitarist who died the previous September. MORE

This Day in Music History: January 13th

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2007: An unreleased poem written and recorded by Jim Morrison titled “Woman in the Window” was set to music & given to Global Cool to raise awareness of global warming. MORE

This Day in Music History: January 12th

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1974: The Steve Miller Band reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first time with “The Joker” which spent one week on top of the chart.

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This Day in Music History: January 9th

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1973: The Rolling Stones’ Asian tour was cancelled when Japan refused to issue a visa for Mick Jagger due to a 1969 drug convication.

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This Day in Music History: January 8th

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1977: Queen reached number one on the U.K. Album Chart with A Day at the Races which spent one week on top of the chart. It reached number five in the Billboard 200 Album Chart.

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11 Things That Are Actually COLDER Than It Will Get Tonight In Connecticut

In case you haven’t noticed yet, it’s cold out. Tonight is supposed to put the entire state of Connecticut in a straight up freeze. Though believe it or not even with the single digit and sub-zero temperatures hitting the state, there are still some things that are COLDER than the Polar Vortex. Read more at CTBoom.com MORE