This Week in Music History: July 27 - August 2

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Weird Al went #1 for the very first time, the legendary Geddy Lee was born, and MTV ACTUALLY played music. Here’s everything that went down this week in music history.
1973 – July 28th, The “Summer Jam” concert takes place at Watkins Glen racetrack in New York
1981 – August 1st, MTV goes on the air, bringing music videos to the masses – at least the ones with cable.
1981 – August 1st, Rick Springfield started a two week run at #1 on the US singles chart with ‘Jessie’s Girl’.
1996 – July 30th, Sublime’s self-titled album is released.
2010 – August 2nd, Arcade Fire released The Suburbs, their third studio album.
2014 – August 2nd, Weird Al Yankovic’s Mandatory Fun goes to #1

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