this week's link of the week is blender's list of famous firsts in music. a sample:
1965: First Recorded Rap Song: “RAP DIRTY” by Blowfly
1967: First Rock Album with Printed Lyrics: SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND
1970: First Rock Star to Choke on His Own Vomit: Jimi Hendrix
1982: First Rock Album Released on CD: 52ND STREET by Billy Joel
1990: First Rap Song to Reach No. 1 on the Pop Charts: “ICE ICE BABY” by Vanilla Ice*
while browsing the lists, i found this one, too: 10 Songs You Were Probably Conceived To. there's some good music on this list.
* how sad.