Here's what you'll hear today (right-click to download MP3 or to open in a new tab or window):
- The Subways: "I Want To Hear What You Have Got To Say"
- The Subways: "Rock and Roll Queen"
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Speaking of this day in history...
English philosopher Sir Francis Bacon was born this day in 1561. Columbia Phonograph was founded in Washington, D.C., this day in 1889. The United Mine Workers of America was established in Columbus, Ohio, this day in 1890. England's Queen Victoria died this day in 1901. Sword-and-sorcery author Robert E. Howard was born this day in 1906, the day Corrine Morgan & Haydn Quartet's "How'd You Like to Spoon with Me?" topped the U.S. singles chart. Soul singer Sam Cooke was born this day in 1931. Director Jim Jarmusch was born this day in 1953. Actor John Wesley Shipp was born this day in 1956. Founding INXS frontman Michael Hutchence was born this day in 1960. Actress Diane Lane was born this day in 1965. Comic book painter Alex Ross was born this day in 1970. The United States Supreme court handed down the Roe v. Wade decision this day in 1973, legalizing elective abortion in all 50 states; former President Lyndon B. Johnson died the same day. Singer Willa Ford was born this day in 1981. Apple introduced the Macintosh with the "1984" TV commercial during Super Bowl XVIII on this day in 1984. Actor Telly Savalas died this day in 1994. TLC's "Creep" was the top single this day in 1995. Scottish post-punk singer Billy Mackenzie (of The Associates) died this day in 1997. World War II-era cartoonist Bill Mauldin died this day in 2003. Bolivian President Evo Morales was sworn in as the nation's first indigenous president this day in 2006. Australian actor Heath Ledger died this day in 2008.