The Ongoing History Book of Lasts

09.02.2020 - By Ongoing History of New Music

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Everyone talks about being first at something because it’s cool to be the first to do something…but what about being last?...

There’s something called “Telesphobia,” which is the fear of being last at something…but sometimes, you just don’t have a choice…

The last person killed in World War 1 was George Edwin Ellison, who was shot by a sniper 90 minutes before the Armistice went into effect at 11 am on November 11, 1918…

The last time a TV commercial for cigarettes ran on American TV was on December 31, 1970…it was for Virginia Slims, by the way…

And the last man on the moon was Eugene Cernan…Apollo 17, December 1972…

After reading through all sorts of famous “lasts,” I got to thinking:  what are some famous music lasts?...here’s what i managed to find out…

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