This Day in Music History — October 4

1961 : Bob Dylan debuts at Carnegie Hall, playing for a grand total of 53 fans.

1970 : Janis Joplin is found dead at the Landmark Hotel in Los Angeles after a heroin overdose. She was just 27.

1996 : The major motion picture That Thing You Do!, which deals with a fictional 1964 band attempting to break big, and starring Tom Hanks and Liv Tyler, opens in US theaters.

2000 : Dixie Chicks are the big winners at the CMA Awards, taking Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year (for Fly), Vocal Group of the Year and Video of the Year for “Goodbye Earl.”

2007 : Respected music publication, Pitchfork give Bon Iver’s debut album, For Emma, Forever Ago a complimentary review (and a score of ‘8.1’) leading to huge record label interest.

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11 Ed Sheeran Covers That Prove He Can Actually Sing Anything

via Buzzfeed

Lets face it, this guy knows what he’s doing.

“Royals,” Lorde

Not only does Ed turns Lorde’s hit into a more soulful version, but he causally learned it during the commercial break during this radio interview.

“We Found Love,” Rihanna

This hip/hop and R&B song sounds even better with just an acoustic guitar. We found love in you Ed ❤

“Stay With Me,” Sam Smith

Can we just get Sam Smith in there for the PERFECT duet????

“Hit Me Baby One More Time,” Britney Spears

Pop song turned soulful, may be even better than the original.

“She Looks So Perfect,” 5 Seconds of Summer

Are they looking for a fifth member???

“Drunk in Love,” Beyoncé

WHO RUNS THE WORLD??? (just kidding, we all know Beyonce is queen)

“Make You Feel My Love,” Adele

Adele might want to watch out, Ed slays the ballad just him and his guitar.

“Skinny Love,” Bon Iver

Now this is the real Ed, real raw quality of his voice.

“In My Life,” The Beatles

In a tribute to the Beatles, Ed covers this classic song giving it a contemporary feel that is sure not to let you down.

“Little Things,” One Direction

Little known fact is that Ed actually wrote this song for One Direction. Honestly, he should have kept it for himself…

“Runaway/Everybody,” Ed Sheeran and The Backstreet Boys

While not really a cover it will make any 90’s girl fall in love with Ed all over again, just stay tuned until the end.