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This Day in Music History – February 28th

1959 – “Cash Box” magazine began using a red ‘bullet’ on its record charts to indicate the records that have the strongest upward movement each week.

1968 – Frankie Lymon died of a heroin overdose.

1970 – In Denmark, Led Zeppelin performed under the name Nobs after the family of Ferdinand von Zeppelin threatened a lawsuit.

1974 – Bobby Bloom shot himself to death at the age of 28.

1977 – Ray Charles was attacked by an audience member onstage.


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