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- Posted on May 4th 2012 5:00PM by Aaron Brophy
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Shocking, right? But back when their first album was named after a Jerky Boys reference (Pablo Honey, look it up) and their first hit was about being a weirdo ("Creep"), it was pretty easy to box Radiohead in as slacker Brit Beck/Pavement wannabes.
Who knew then that same band would come out with the Bends (super-genius), OK Computer (slightly overrated), Kid A (intriguing), Amnesiac and those other records (1,000 monkeys playing with keyboards)?
Well, it all had to start sometime. And that time was in 1992.
Click on the gallery below to find out exactly what Radiohead, Aretha Franklin, R.E.M. and Dolly Parton did to make music history this week.
- April 29, 1967: Aretha Franklin's "Respect" Released
- April 30, 2005: Dave Matthews Band's Crappy Situation
- May 1, 1967: The FBI vs. The Beach Boys
- May 2, 1991: Ireland vs. R.E.M.
- May 3, 1986: Dollywood, The Dolly Parton Theme Park, Opens
- May 4, 1970: Four Dead in Ohio
- May 5, 1992: Radiohead Release Their First EP
- This Week in Music History: April 22 - 28
- April 22, 1969: The Who Debut 'Tommy' Live
- April 23, 1985: We Are the World Album Released
- April 24, 1990: Mother Do You Think They'll Dig Up the Bomb?
- April 25, 2002: And On the Tenth Anniversary, Left Eye Would Rise Again
- April 26, 1982 & 1994: Classic Rock Gunplay with Rod Stewart and Grace Slick
- April 27, 2006: Rolling Stones' Keith Richards Falls out of Tree
- April 28, 2003: iTunes Store Opens
- This Week in Music History: April 15 - 21
- April 15, 2001: Joey Ramone Died
- April 16, 1956: Buddy Holly Releases First Single
- April 17, 1964: FBI Closes Investigation Into "Louie Louie"
- April 18, 1984: Michael Jackson Has Surgery Post-"Pepsi Fire"
- April 19, 1988: Sonny Bono Becomes Mayor of Palm Springs
- April 20, 1992: A Concert for Life Freddy Mercury Tribute
- April 21, 1959: The Cure's Robert Smith was Born
- This Week in Music History: April 8 - 14
- April 8, 1994: Kurt Cobain Found Dead
- April 9, 1970: Paul McCartney Announces Beatles Breakup
- April 10, 1967: Marvin Gaye Records 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine'
- April 11, 2006: Proof, Eminem's BFF and D12 Rapper, Shot Dead
- April 12, 2000: Metallica Sues Napster
- April 13, 1971: Rolling Stones Unveil Lips Logo
- April 14, 1980: Iron Maiden Release First Album