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10-22

1920 Timothy Leary born…   1945 Mountain’s Leslie West born…   Rascals Eddie Brigati born…   1964 EMI rejects the High Numbers, the group soon to become the Who…  1965 Rolling Stones release Get off of My Cloud, Who release My Generation…   1976 Who play last concert with Keith Moon in Toronto…   1977 Queen We Will Rock You…   1984 Paul McCartney releases Give My Regards To Broad Street… 

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10-21

Manfred Mann (Lubowitz) born…   1941 Steve Cropper born…   1957 Toto’s Steve Lukather born…   1961 Bob Dylan records first album in one day…    1970 Bob Dylan releases New Morning…    1975 Elton John awarded star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame…  1976 Genesis releases Seconds Out...    2006 Rock Hall Of Fame opens Clash exhibit…   2008 Perception, Doors box set released…   2008 Who open 10 date US tour at the Palace in Auburn Hills, Michigan   2010 Steven Tyler sings National Anthem before Bruins home opener in Boston   2010 Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden pilots Liverpool soccer team flight to game in Naples, Italy...  2014 Allman Brothers open last concert series as a band at the Beacon Theatre in New York...

 

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10-20

Engineer Tom Dowd born…   1945 Ten Years After’s Ric Lee born…   1953 Tom Petty born…   1973 Steve Miller Band releases The Joker… John Lennon releases Wedding Album…   1976 Led Zeppelin movie The Song Remains The Same premiers in London…   1977 Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines, his sister, Cassie, and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s road manager killed when tour plane crashes in Mississippi…   1979 Bob Dylan plays Saturday Night Live… 1986 Billy Idol releases Whiplash...   1987 INXS releases Kick...     1990 Steve Miller Band does Special Olympics benefit concert at Cotton Bowl in Texas…   1998 Aerosmith releases A Little South of Sanity, Black Sabbath releases Reunion…   2008 AC/DC releases Black Ice…    2017 Bob Seger undergoes surgery to address herniated disc that caused remaining 2017 tour dates to be cancelled...

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10-19

Peter Tosh born…   1945 Doobie Brothers Patrick Simmons born…   1966 Yardbirds arrive in US for first tour…      1971 Keith Godchaux does his first concert with the Grateful Dead…   1973 David Bowie releases Pin Ups… 1973 Who release Quadrophenia...     1974 Who release Odds & Sods…   1979 Journey releases Evolution…  1979 Tom Petty releases Damn The Torpedos... 1993 Rush releases Counterparts…   2004 John Mellencamp releases Words & Music…   2005 Bono has lunch with George W Bush at the White House…   2007 Deborah Santana files for divorce after 34 years of marriage to Carlos Santana…   2009 ZZ Top releases Double Down Live DVD…   2010 Leon Russell & Elton John release The Union…
 

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10-18

1949 REO Speedwagon’s Gary Richrath born…   1952 Lee Michaels & Doobie Brothers Keith Knudson born…   1966 Concert debut for the Jimi Hendirx Experience in Paris…   1968 John Lennon and Yoko Ono arrested on marijuana… charges in London apartment   1968 Led Zeppelin’s London concert debut   1974 Rolling Stones release It’s Only Rock N’ Roll…   1975Paul Simon hosts the second Saturday Night Live…   1986 Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie marries Portuguese composer…   1989 Axl Rose quits Guns N Roses during LA concert…  1994 Queensryche releases Promised Land...   2009 Aerosmith does first concert since Steven Tyler fell off stage during South Dakota concert in August…

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10-17

1968 Ziggy Marley born…   1969 Jefferson Airplane's Paul Kantner arrested on marijuana charges in Hawaii…   1969 Led Zeppelin II released, band opens US tour at Carnegie Hal…   1973 Keith Richards banned from France for 2 years because of drug arrest during 1971 party in Nice…1977 Stillwater plays 4 Acres in Marcy…  1977 Lynyrd Skynyrd releases Street Survivors… 1980 Dire Straits release Making Movies…    1985 Motley Crue plays Syracuse War Memorial… 1989 Billy Joel releases Storm Front…   1991 John Mellencamp collapses during radio interview in Seattle…   1991 Don Henley & Billy Falcon play Syracuse War Memorial…1994 Bob Dylan makes unannounced appearance with Grateful Dead at Madison Square Garden concert…   1995 Sting's accountant convicted of stealing millions from him…   2005 Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa join U2 in Philadelphia for a version of People Get Ready…   2006 Aerosmith releases Devil's Got A New Disguise…    2009 Bruce Springsteen & Patti Scialfa join Southside Johnny at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park…

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10-16

1943 BTO's Fred Turner born…   1947 Grateful Dead's Bob Weir born…   1953 Rainbow's Tony Carey born…   1968 Jimi Hendrix releases Electric Ladyland...   1972 Press release announces breakup of Creedence Clearwater Revival…   1992 Bob Dylan 30th anniversary concert in New York features Eric Clapton, Tom Petty, George Harrison and Neil Young…   1995 Paul McCartney and Allen Ginsberg appear together at Royal Albert Hall…   2005 Queen does first US date with Paul Rogers…   2007 Neil Young releases Chrome Dreams II…   2008 Bruce Springsteen & Billy Joel do benefit concert for Barack Obama in New York City…   2015 Phil Lesh reveals he is fighting bladder cancer...

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10-15

1970 Derek & The Dominos open only US tour…   1973 Grateful Dead release Wake Of The Flood…   1979 Fleetwood Mac releases Tusk…   1996 Bad Company releases Stories Told & Untold…   2007 Runnin' Down A Dream, Peter Bogdonovitch documentary about 2006 Tom Petty tour, opens…   2000 Dave Edmunds undergoes triple bypass in LA…   2010 Steven Tyler voices Mad Hatter on The Wonder Pets cartoon adaptation of Alice In Wonderland…  2014 Foo Fighters and Ann and Nancy Wilson do Kick It Out on Letterman show...2015 Tommy Lee stricken tendinitis before Motley Crue farewell concert in Buffalo, opening act Alice Cooper drummer Glen Sobel fills in...    2015 Phil Lesh reveals he is undergoing treatment for bladder cancer...

 

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10-14

1946 Moody Blues Justin Hayward born…   1958 Thomas Dolby born…   1964 Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones marries Shirley Ann Shepherd…   1966 Jefferson Airplane does first concert with Grace Slick, Fillmore West…   1972 Joe Cocker and members of his band arrested on drug charges following Australian concert…  1974 Jethro Tull releases War Child...    1978 KISS members all release solo albums the same day…   1985 INXS releases Listen Like Thieves...   2000 AC/DC fan dies in fall from upper deck of concert in Ghent, Belgium…   2005 Roger Taylor of Queen joins Foo Fighters on version of Tie Your Mother Down during East Rutherford, NJ concert…   2010 Who release Live At Leeds 40th Anniversary set…  2014 Bob Seger releases Ride Out...  2014 Bob Weir & Phil Lesh do anthem before Giants-Cardinals ALCS game in San Francisco...   2015 Journey drummer Dean Castronova pleads guilty to menacing and domestic violence charge, gets 4 years probation sentence...

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10-13

1925 Lenny Bruce born…   1942 Paul Simon born…   1944 Chicago's Robert Lamm born…   1947 Sammy Hagar born…   1949 Fleetwood Mac's Rick Vito born…   1966 Jimi Hendrix Experience does first official concert, Everux, France…   1975 Neil Young has surgery to remove growth from vocal chord…   1978 Billy Joel releases 52nd Street...   1987 Supertramp releases Free As A Bird...   1990 Bob Dylan plays West Point…   1998 Bob Dylan releases Live At Royal Albert Hall 1966…   1998 Bruce Hornsby releases Spirit Trail…  2014 Foo Fighters & Zac Brown do Black Sabbath's War Pigs on Letterman...   2016 Bob Dylan awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature...

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10-12

1966 Jimi Hendrix Experience forms officially a few days after Jimi, Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding play together for first time…   1975 Faces do last concert with Rod Stewart, Nassau Coliseum…   1978 Sid Viscous charged in stabbing death of girlfriend in New York’s Chelsea Hotel…   1979 Ian Anderson sustains eye injury when thorn in a rose thrown by Jethro Tull fan during concert glances off his eye…    1982 Who and The Clash play Shea Stadium…   1991 Tom Petty plays Saturday Night Live…   1993 Pearl Jam release Vs…   2007 Paul Rogers, George Thorogood and BB King do benefit concert to aid homeless services in San Diego…   2008 Surviving Grateful Dead members play together for first time since 2004 during State College, Pennsylvania rally for Obama…   2009 Eddie Vedder joins Roger Daltrey on three songs during Daltrey solo show in Seattle…

2015 Journey drummer Deen Castronova pleads guilty to assault & menacing charges in domestic violence case in Salem, Oregon...   2017 Bruce Springsteen opens multi-month solo residency on Broadway...

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10-11

1946 Darryl Hall of Hall & Oates born…   1969 Muddy Waters badly injured in car wreck in Chicago that kills 3…    1972 Santana releases Caravanseria...   1975 Saturday Night Live premiers on NBC…   1988 U2 releases Rattle & Hum…    1991 Billy Idol arrested for assaulting his date outside Hollywood restaurant…   2005 Rod Stewart awarded star on Hollywood Walk of Fame… 2013 Paul McCartney does short, free concert in Times Square... Rod Stewart knighted in Buckingham Palace ceremony...   2015 Aerosmith warns Trump campaign on unauthorized use of songs during campaign...

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10-10

1946 John Prine born…   1955 David Lee Roth born…   1969 King Crimson releases… In The Court Of the Crimson King…, Kinks release Arthur Or The Decline of the British Empire…   1978 Steven Tyler and Joe Perry injured when a cherry bomb goes off on stage during Philadelphia Aerosmith concert…    1979 Fleetwood Mac honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame…   1980 Bruce Springsteen releases The River…   1989 1989 Eric Clapton plays Little Red Rooster with the Rolling Stones during their Shea Stadium concert…  1990 Ringo Starr releases Ringo’s All Starr Band…

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10-9

1940 John Lennon born…   1944 Who’s John Entwistle born…   1948 Jackson Browne born…   1952 Sharon Osbourne born…   1975 Sean Lennon born…   1976 Scorpions release Virgin Killer...   1978 David Bowie releases Stage…   1978 Jethro Tull does satellite… concert cast to 400 million…   1980 Yoko Ono hires sky writing plane for Happy Birthday message over Manhattan on John Lennon’s birthday…   1987 Steve Winwood releases Chronicles...  1990 Styx releases Edge Of The Century...   2009 Bruce Springsteen does final Giants Stadium concert before demolition…  2010 Ozzy Osbourne releases cover of John Lennon song How? on 70th anniversary of John’s birth…   2014 Rock Hall Of Fame announces Stevie Ray Vaughan, Sting, Lou Reed, Paul Butterfield and Green Day are nominees...   2016 Roger Waters blasts Donald Trump during Desert Trip Festival set in Indio, CA...

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10-8

1951 Ramones Joey Ramone born…   1966 Ginger Baker collapses after 20 minute drum solo during Cream concert in Sussex, UK…   1979 Sex Pistols sign recording contract…   1977 Billy Joel releases The Stranger…   1980 Bob Marley collapses on stage during Pittsburgh concert – last concert before his death in 1981…    1988 Keith Richards plays on Saturday Night Live…   1991 John Mellencamp releases Whenever We Wanted… 2015 Cars, Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Steve Miller Band, Yes nominated for Rock Hall Of Fame... 2016 Paul McCartney joined by Neil Young for three songs at Desert Trip Festival in Indio, CA...

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10-7

1943 Quicksilver Messenger Service's Dino Valenti born…   1945 10cc's Kevin Godley born…   1949 Dave Hope of Kansas born…   1951 John Mellencamp born…   1970 Janis Joplin cremated in LA, ashes scattered along California coast line from airplane…   1975 John Lennon deportation order overturned on appeal…   1977 David Bowie releases Heroes…   1977 Steve Hackett leaves Genesis…   1978 Heart releases Dog And Butterfly...   1978 Rolling Stones play Saturday Night Live…   1982 Genesis releases Three Sides Live…   1996 Stone Gossard's guitar stolen after Miami Pearl Jam concert…   2008 Bob Dylan releases Tell Tale Signs… 2014 Jackson Browne releases Standing In The Breach... 2014 Stevie Nicks releases 24 Karat: Songs From The Vault...    2016 Weekend 1 of the Desert Trip concerts featuring the Rolling Stones, the Who, Roger Waters, Paul McCartney, Neil Young and Bob Dylan opens in Indio, California...

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10-6

1951 REO Speedwagon's Kevin Cronin born…  1972 Genesis releases Fox Trot...    1978 Mick Jagger apologizes to Jesse Jackson for the lyrics on Some Girls…   1992 Stevie ray Vaughan In The Beginning released...   1994 Glenn Frey has abdominal surgery, delaying Eagles Hell Freezes Over tour…   1998 John Mellencamp releases self-titled album…   1998 Johnny Winter releases Masters…   2005 Bomb threat interrupts Rolling Stones concert in Virginia…   2008 Peter Green Anthology released…   2009 Joe Perry Project releases Have Guitar, Will Travel…   2015 Yoko Ono's attempt to set Guinness World Record for the most humans forming a peace sign falls short in Central Park...

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10-5

1943 Steve Miller born…   1945 Sweet's Brian Connolly born…   1949 AC/DC's Brian Johnson born…   1954 Bob Geldof born…   1966 Jimi Hendrix plays with Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding for the first time…   1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus has BBC premier…   1969 The Who play the Ed Sullivan Show…   1970 Papa John Creach joins Jefferson Airplane…  1973 Elton John releases Goodbye Yellow Brick Road...   1987 Lynyrd Skynyrd releases Legend...    1993 Def Leppard releases Retroactive…   1999 Who reunion announced…   2005 Robert Plant joins Pearl Jam on Rockin' In The Free World during Hurricane Katrina benefit concert in Chicago…   2015 Appeal of house arrest sentence by Phil Rudd shot down by judge...
 

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10-4

1968 Cream opens Farewell tour…   1970 Janis Joplin dies of an overdoes in Hollywood hotel…   1974 Rod Stewart releases Smiler...   1975 The Wailers last concert with Bob Marley takes place in Kingston, Jamaica…   1980 Fleetwood Mac award the USC Marching Band a platinum album for playing on Tusk…   1996 Van Halen announces Gary Cherone is new lead vocalist…
 

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10-3

1938 Eddie Cochrane born…   1947 Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham born…   1952 Stevie Ray Vaughan born…   1962 Motley Crue's Tommy Lee born…    1972 Moody Blues release Seventh Sojourn…  1975 Who releases Who By Numbers… 1980 Police release Zenyatta Mondatta… 1980 Bob Seger joins Bruce Springsteen on Thunder Road at River tour opener in Ann Arbor, Michigan…   1989 David Bowie releases Sound & Vision box set…   1996 Van Halen fires David Lee Roth - again…   2000 Ben Orr of the Cars dies of pancreatic cancer…   2006 Lindsey Buckingham releases Under The Skin...

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10-2

1950 Mike Rutherford of Genesis born…   1951 Sting (Gordon Sumner) born…   1960 Robbie Neville born…   1964 Kinks release self-titled album…   1965 The Who make US TV debut on Shindig…   1967 Grateful Dead members busted at 710 Haight Street home in San Francisco…   1975 Bomb threat delays Springsteen Milwaukee show. Bruce gets loose at hotel bar and rides to venue on roof of a car   1976 John Belushi impersonates Joe Cocker on Saturday Night live…  1978 Neil Young releases Comes A Time…1981 Police release Ghost In The Machine…  1989 Neil Young releases Freedom… 1994 John Mellencamp confirms he had a heart attack and vows to cut back on cigarettes…   2007 John Fogerty releases Revival, Bruce Springsteen releases Magic…   2017 Tom Petty dies the evening after suffering a heart attack at his Malibu home

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10-1

1962 Brian Epstein signs management contract with the Beatles…   1965 The Band makes official debut as Bob Dylan's backing up group, Carnegie Hall…   1967 Pink Floyd arrives in US for first tour…   1967 Traffic does first concert…   1970 Jimi Hendrix buried in Renton, Washington…   1976 Styx releases Crystal Ball…   1976 David Bowie becomes a tax exile when he moves to Berlin…   1979 Elton John does first of 8 sold out nights at Madison Square Garden…   1983 Genesis releases Genesis…   1984 U2 releases Unforgettable Fire1994 Bonnie Raitt appears on Saturday Night Live…   2004 Buffalo Springfield's Bruce Palmer dies of heart attack…   2005 ZZ Top Hurricane Katrina benefit concert at Reliant Stadium cancelled because of threat of Hurricane Wilma…

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9-30

1942 Buffalo Springfield's Dewey Martin born…   1947 T-Rex's Marc Bolan born…   1955 James Dean dies in crash of his Porsche in California desert…   1982 Bruce Springsteen releases Nebraska…   1985 Stevie Ray Vaughan releases Soul To Soul…. 1989 Neil Young plays Saturday Night Live…   1993 George Harrison guests on The Simpsons…   1997 Rolling Stones release Bridges To Babylon…   1997 Bob Dylan releases Time Out Of Mind…        1998 John Fogerty awarded star on Hollywood Walk of Fame…   2006 Eddie Van Halen hosts release party for Sacred Sin, adult movie he contributed to soundtrack of, in his Hollywood home. Jams with Guns N' Roses keyboard player Dizzy Reed and John Corabi…   2017 Bruce Springsteen joins Bryan Adams on Badlands and Cuts Like A Knife during closing ceremony of Invictus Games in Toronto...

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9-29

1935 Jerry Lee Lewis born…   1948 Grand Funk Railroad's Mark Farner born…   1971 Keith Godchaux starts rehearsing with Grateful Dead…   1974 John Lennon sits in as guest DJ on New York's WNEW…   1975 Jackie Wilson has heart attack while performing in Cherry Hill, NJ…   1976 Jerry Lee Lewis accidentally shoots bass player while target shooting with 357 Magnum…   1976 Rush releases All The World's A Stage…   1997 Blues Traveler's Bobby Sheehan charged with cocaine possession at Canadian border crossing…   2007 Bono and Bill Clinton appear together during forum at Apollo Theater in Harlem…   2009 Genesis Live 1973-2007 10 disc box set released   2009 Lynyrd Skynryd releases God & Guns...

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9-28

1938 Ben E King born…   1954 Dokken's George Lynch born…   1976 George Harrison sued by record company over delays in release of new album 33 1/3 finally released in November...  1977 David Bowie and Bing Crosby record Little Drummer Boy…   1979 Wings, Thunderclap Newman and Stone The Crows Jimmy McCulloch dies…   1989 Jimmy Buffett publishes Tales From Margaritaville…   1991 Miles Davis dies of AIDS …  1992 Peter gabriel releases Us...   1993 Police release Message In A Box set   2008 Neil Young  releases le Noise... 2008 Eric Clapton releases Clapton... 2008 Doobie Brothers release World Gone Crazy...   2008 Ron Wood releases I Feel Like Playing... 2008 Kenny Wayne Shepherd releases Live In Chicago...  2014 Def Leppard plays before Raider-Dolphins game at Wembley Stadium...

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9-21

1932 Frank Zappa Mothers Of Invention's Don Preston born…   1947 Eagles Don Felder born…   1980 Bob Marley collapses while jogging in Central Park…   1995 Steve Walsh of Kansas arrested on cocaine charge after car wreck in Georgia…   2004 John Fogerty releases Deja Vu All Over Again…   2006 King Crimson & Bad Company's Boz Burrell dies in Spain…   2006 Tom Petty awarded key to hometown in Gainsville, FL…   2009 Eddie Van Halen on episode of CBS sitcom Two And A Half Me…n    2009 Jimmy Buffett does pre-game set at home opener for Miami Dolphins at newly named LandShark Stadium…   2010 Carlos Santana releases Guitar heaven…   Bruce Springsteen joins Little Teven and the Disciples of Soul on Tenth Avenue Freeze Out and It's Been So Long, Jackson Browne on Take It Easy, and Peter Wolf during encore of all musicians doing the J Geils Band's Freeze Frame at Laid Back Festival, Holmdel New Jersey
 

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10-7

1943 Quicksilver Messenger Service's Dino Valenti born…   1945 10cc's Kevin Godley born…   1949 Dave Hope of Kansas born…   1951 John Mellencamp born…   1970 Janis Joplin cremated in LA, ashes scattered along California coast line from airplane…   1975 John Lennon deportation order overturned on appeal…   1977 David Bowie releases Heroes…   1977 Steve Hackett leaves Genesis…   1978 Heart plays Syracuse War Memorial… 1978 Heart releases Dog & Butterfly…   1978 Rolling Stones play Saturday Night Live…   1980 Jethro Tull plays Utica Aud…   1982 Genesis releases Three Sides Live…   1985 James Taylor plays Stanley Theatre… 1996 Stone Gossard's guitar stolen after Miami Pearl Jam concert…   1997 Everclear releases So Much For The Afterglow…   2008 Bob Dylan releases Tell Tale Signs…  2014 Stevie Nicks releases 24 Karat: Songs From The Vault… 2014 Jackson Browne releases Standing In The Breach   2016 Rolling Stones do Come Together during Desert Trip Festival set in Indio, California…

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9-19

1934 Beatles manager Brian Epstein born…   1941 Mama Cass Elliott born…   1947 10cc's Lol Creme born…   1951 Producer Daniel Lanois (U2, Neil Young, ZZ Top) born…   1952 Nile Rogers born…   1958 Lita Ford born…   1970 Neil Young releases After The Gold Rush...   1973 Gram Parsons dies of drug overdose at Joshua Tree Monument, California…   1974 Max Weinberg makes drumming debut as… member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band in Philadelphia…     1979 Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, James Taylor play Musicians United For Safe Energy - No Nukes concert in New York City…   1981 Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel reunite for Central Park concert…   1987 Pink Floyd releases A Momentary Lapse Of Reason…   2009 LA-Miami flight makes medical emergency landing after Scott Weiland suffers a seizure…  2015 Record contract Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Pete Best signed in 1961 sells for $75,000...   2017 Bruce Springsteen does rehearsal performance for his Broadway residency shows for 200 invited guests at Monmouth College in Long Branch, NJ...

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9-14

1949 Lynyrd Skynyrd's Steve Gaines born…    1950 Free's Paul Kossoff dies on flight from LA to New York…     1968 Pete Townshend reveals Who plans for Rock Opera Tommy in Rolling Stone magazine…     1975 Supertramp releases Crisis, What Crisis?...   1978 Grateful Dead play first of 3 concerts at Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt…     1979 Jethro Tull release Stormwatch…   1981 Production starts on Pink Floyd's The Wall movie…     1981 Billy Joel releases Songs in The Attic…   1981 Injunction granted to block unauthorized bio about Queen…     1981 Rolling Stones do tour warm-up at Worcester, MA club, performing under the name Blue Monday & The Cockroaches…    1993 Counting Crows release August and Everything After… 1997 Plaque unveiled outside London apartment Jimi Hendrix lived in…     1999 The Guitar John Lennon played the day he met Paul McCartney sells for $225,000…     2005 Johnny Van Zant has surgery in Nashville to remove polyp from vocal chord…     2010 The Promise, a documentary about the making of Darkness on The Edge Of Town, premiers at Toronto Film Festival. Springsteen does hour long interview with actor Ed Norton before the screening…  

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9-13

1941 Blood Sweat & Tears David Clayton Thomas born…     1944 Chicago's Peter Cetera born…     1970 Eric Clapton plays Peace Festival with John Lennon & Yoko Ono in Toronto…   1972 Yes releases Close To The Edge…    1974 Fleetwood Mac releases Heroes Are Hard To Find…   1974 Supertramp releases Crime Of The Century…   1974 Jackson Browne releases Late For The Sky…   1976 Lynyrd Skynyrd releases One More For The Road…   1983 Huey Lewis & The News release Sports…   1989 Sting opens in Threepenny Opera in Washington, DC…     1991 Alice Cooper releases Hey Stoupid…     1995 Blues Traveler's John Popper popped for dagger and hollow point bullets after expired registration traffic stop in New Jersey…  2015 REO Speedwagon guitarist Gary Richrath dies…   2017 Eddie Vedder joins Pete Townshend and Billy Idol on The Real Me during Chicago Quadrophenia concert...

 

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9-12

1952 Neal Peart of Rush born…     1970 Pink Floyd has $40,000 in equipment stolen in New Orleans…     1980 David Bowie releases Scary Monsters…   1980 Ozzy Osbourne releases Blizzard Of Oz… 1989 Aerosmith releases Pump…  1990 Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie announced they will  leave Fleetwood Mac at end of current tour…     1995 Red Hot Chili Peppers release One Hot Minute…   1996 Kenny Wayne Shepherd does unannounced club concert when his tour bus breaks down in Athens, GA…     1996 Oasis cancels remaining US tour dates after Gallagher brothers get into a fist fight…   1999 Graham Nash breaks both legs in boat accident in Hawaii…       2006 Peter Frampton releases instrumental album Fingerprint…     2006 Bob Seger releases Face The Promise…     2006 Who open US tour in Philadelphia…    2008 Metallica releases Death Magnetic…  2018 The Maton Mastersound guitar George Harrison played at the last Beatles performance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool is auctioned for $455,000

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9-11

1943 Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart born…     1947 Jethro Tull's Gerry Conway born…     1950 Tommy Shaw of Styx born…     1964 Charlie Watts hit by shot fired from a pellet gun during Rolling Stones Cardiff, Wales concert…     1967 Beatles start shooting Magical Mystery Tour for British TV…    1969 Jans Joplin releases I Got Dem Ol' Kosmic Blues Again...     1973 Bruce Springsteen releases The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle …    1979 Foreigner releases Head Games…     1987 Peter Tosh shot to death during robbery in his Kingston, Jamaica home…   1987 Jethro Tull releases Crest Of A Knave…  2001 Bob Dylan releases Love & Theft…     2005 Jimi Hendrix childhood home moved from Seattle to Renton, Washington…     2010 Chuck Leavell sits in with the Black Crowes on She Talks To Angels and Georgia On My Mind during performance at Georgia Music Hall Of Fame set…    2011 Paul Simon and James Taylor play at World Trade Center site on 10th anniversary of terror attacks. Simon does Sounds Of Silence, Taylor You Can Close Your Eyes… 

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9-10

1950 Aerosmith's Joe Perry born…     1966 Rolling Stones on Ed Sullivan Show…     1975 KISS release KISS Alive…     1991 Dire Straits release On Every Street…     1991 Eddie Money releases Right Here…   1996 John Mellencamp releases Mr. Happy Go Lucky…     1996 Rush releases Test For Echo…   1996 REM releases New Adventures In Hi-Fi…     2004 Jimmy Buffett plays Fenway Park in Boston…   2004 Carlos Santana donates more than 200 instruments to Andre Aggasi Academy in Las Vegas...

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9-9

1941 Otis Redding born…     1946 Buffalo Springfield's Bruce Palmer born…     1946 Billy Preston born…     1971 John Lennon releases Imagine…     1973 Todd Rundgren records 1,000 singer in Golden Gate Park for left channel of the song Sons of 1984. 5,000 recorded for right channel in Central Park earlier…     1974 Edgar Winter plays Syracuse War Memorial…  1982 Rush releases Signals…   1990 Neil Young releases Ragged Glory…    1992 Elton John joins Guns N Roses on November Rain at MTV Awards…     1996 Tom Petty's wife files for divorce…     2007 Kid Rock and Tommy Lee brawl at MTV Video Awards in Las Vegas…   2007 Foo Fighters record an 11 song set performed in their hotel suite at the MTV Awards in Las Vegas…   2007 Outlaws guitarist Hughie Thomasson dies of apparent heart attack…      2009 Beatles remastered catalog reissued…  2008 Peter Buck’s Rickenbacker guitar stolen from stage of REM after band’s set at a Helsinki stadium
 

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9-8

1945 Grateful Dead's Ron 'Pig Pen' McKernan born…   1974 Gerald Ford issues presidential pardon for any crime Richard Nixon may have committed while president…     1976 Peter Frampton invited to White House by Gerald Ford's son Stephen. The two reportedly mostly watch TV…    1978 Yes releases Tornado…   1987 Rush releases Hold Your Fire...   1982 Peter Gabriel releases Security   2005 David Bowie appears at Fashion Rocks event in New York City…  2014 Robert Plant releases Lullaby And The Ceaseless Roar... Southern Blood, Gregg Allman's last album, is released...
 

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9-7

Buddy Holly born…   1951 Pretenders Chrissie Hynde born…   1954 Benmont Tench of Tom Petty's Heartbreakers born…   1969 First Monty Python Flying Circus show recorded…   1978 Keith Moon of the Who dies…    1979 Kinks release Low Budget…   1990 Ex Tubes member Vince Welnick's first concert as member of Grateful Dead…   1993 John Mellencamp releases Human Wheels…   1998 Wallflowers cancel Syracuse, NY concert after severe storm strikes New York State Fairgrounds, killing two…   2011 Jackson Browne and Buddy Holly get Hollywood walk Of Fame stars…   … 2012 Eddie Vedder joins Bruce Springsteen during Wrigley Field concert…   2018 Paul McCartney does an invitation only concert for 300 in Grand Central Station that YouTube streams live
 

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9-6

1944 Roger Waters of Pink Floyd born… 1961 Judas Priest’s Scott Travis born… 1968 Beatles record While My Guitar Gently Weeps with Eric Clapton on guitar… 1970 Jimi Hendrix does last concert at Isle Of Fehmarn in Germany… 1976 Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd badly injured in Jacksonville, FL car wreck… 1994 pink Floyd members dine with President Havel in Czech Republic… 1995 Bruce Hornsby plays National Anthem at Camden Yards in Baltimore before Orioles game… 2005 Rolling Stones release A Bigger Bang…

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9-5

1945 Al Stewart born…   1946 Buddy Miles born…   1946 Freddie Mercury of Queen born…   1949 Humble Pie’s David Clem Clempson born…   1969 Dweezil Zappa born…    1975 Jethro Tull releases Minstrel In The Gallery…   1981 Bruce Springsteen joins the Pretenders during Pasadena, CA encore…   1990 BB King awarded star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame…   1991 REM wins Best Video award for Losing My Religion…   1992 John Mellencamp marries Elaine Erwin… 2015 Faces finally reunite, but just for 7 songs during benefit in Surrey, UK…  2015 REO Speedwagon’s Gary Richrath dies...   2016 Freddie Mercury gets asteroid named in his honor on his birthday...   2018 Neil Finn and Mike Campbell debut in Fleetwood Mac when the band does two songs on the Ellen Degeneris Show
 

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1946 Quicksilver messenger Service’s Gary Duncan and Greg Elmore born…   1951 Pretenders drummer Martin Chambers born…    1959 Soundgarden’s Kim Thayill born…   1964 Animals do first US concert at Paramount Theater in Brooklyn…   1965 Who equipment truck stolen while band ins buying a guard dog…   1970 Rolling Stones release Get Yer Ya Yas Out… …     1982 Who release It’s Hard…    1986 Gregg Allman arrested on DWI charges in Florida…   1996 Fiona Chappel, a house guest at Bruce Springsteen’s Rumson, NJ home, dies…   1997 Bruce Springsteen joins Wallflowers on One Headlight during MTV Awards show at Radio City Music Hall in new York…   2007 Chris & Rich Robinson release Birds Of A Feather, Patti Scialfa releases Play It As it Lays…   2008 Original copy of Beatles management contract auctioned for $426,000, first Fender guitar Jimi Hendrix set on fire goes for $497,000 in London…   2009 Todd Rundgren special exhibit opens at Rock Hall of Fame…  2013 Adam Clayton marries Brazilian model Marianade Carvalho in low-key Dublin ceremony… 2017 James Hetfield avoids serious injury when he falls through opening in the stage duting Metallica concert at Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam...

 

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1942 Al Jardine of Beach Boys born…   1948 Grand Funk Railroad's Donald Brewer born…   1955 Sex Pistols Steve Jones born…   1967 Woody Guthrie dies of Huntington's Chorea at 52…   1968 Ringo Starr rejoins Beatles after quitting 8/23 during White Album recording sessions…   1969 Band releases The Band…   1970 Canned Heat's Al Wilson dies…   1971 Fleetwood Mac releases Future Games…   1982 US Festival draws 400,000 for Fleetwood Mac, Cars, Grateful Dead, Talking Heads, Jackson Browne, Eddie Money, Police and Santana in San Bernadino, CA…   1988 The Story Of The Clash released…   1991 Rush releases Roll The Bones…   1994 Crosby Stills & Nash release After The Storm…

 

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9-2

1970 Phil Collins answers ad for drummer in Melody Maker placed by Geneisis…    1971 Drummer Mickey Hart's father charged with keeping $70 k of the band's money…   1986 Justin Hayward hospitalized for exhaustion after Moody Blues concert in LA…   1988 Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel play Amnesty International benefit in London…   1989 Ozzy Osbourne arrested for threatening wife, charges later dropped…   1995 Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, the Allman Brothers play opening concert for Rock Hall Of Fame at Cleveland's Municipal Stadium…   1996 Styx does National Anthem before Bears-Cowboys game at Soldier Field in Chicago…      2009 John Fogerty does free concert with Blue Ridge Rangers at South Street Seaport in New York City…

 

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1956 Elvis Presley buys his mother a Pink Cadillac…   1967 Boz Scaggs joins the Steve Miller Band…   1969 Isle of Wight Festival opens…   1975 Grateful Dead release Blues For Allah…   1977 Rush releases A Farewell To Kings… 1978 Styx releases Pieces Of Eight…   1979 INXS has live debut in Sydney…   1983 Clash fires Mick Jones…   1989 Adam Clayton of U2 acquitted on marijuana charges in Dublin…   1989 Motley Crue releases Dr. Feelgood…   2007 Roger Waters, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel and Jimmy Buffett jam during Labor Day weekend party at Jon Bon Jovi's Long Island home……   2009 Black Crowes release Before The Frost and Until The Freeze…

 

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8-31

1945 Van Morrison (George Ivan) born   1948 Scorpions Rudy Schenker born   1957 Squeeze's Glen Tilbrook born   1971 Rolling Stones sue manager Allen Klein for $29 million   1971 Security guard stabbed to death during Who concert at Flushing Meadows, NY   1973 Rolling Stones release Goat's Head Soup   1976 George Harrison loses plagiarism suit over He's So Fine riffs in his song My Sweet Lord   1988 Bob Seger and wife Annette Sinclair divorce   1989 Rolling Stones open Steel Wheels tour at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia   1990 Stevie Ray Vaughan memorial draws 25,000    2005 E Street Band's Little Steven stages concert and rally to save New York punk club CBGB

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8-30

1969 Led Zeppelin, Santana, Janis Joplin, Canned Heat, Johnny Winter, Sly and the Family Stone, Chicago, Grand Funk Railroad, BB King, Freddie King, Delaney & Bonnie, Spirit and more play Texas International Pop Festival near Dallas   1972 John Lennon & Yoko Ono stage One To One benefit at Madison Square Garden   1973 Doors announce break-up two years after Jim Morrison's death   1978 Joe Jackson does first concert   1988 John Hiatt releases Slow Turning   1988 Julianne Phillips fils for divorce from Bruce Springsteen   1989 Izzy Stradlin of Guns N Roses arrested for smoking and disrupting airline flight   1995 Coroner's report says Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia died of heart failure

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8-29

1966 Beatles close US tour at Candlestick Park in San Francisco…   1976 Boston releases debut album…   1976 Spirit reunites1 for a concert in Santa Monica, CA…   1989 Axl Rose joins Tom Petty on Knockin' On Heaven's Door at Syracuse Fairgrounds concert…   1990 Former Tubes member Vince Welnick joins the Grateful Dead…   1994 Peter Gabriel releases Secret World Live...   1995 Two killed in helicopter crash during Meat Loaf video shoot in California   2006 Bob Dylan releases Modern Times…

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8-28

1964 Beatles meet Bob Dylan for first time   1965 Bob Dylan booed off stage for playing electric at concert in Forest Hills, NY   1972 David Bowie debuts Ziggy Stardust at Carnegie Hall show in New York    1978 Television breaks-up   2005 Jonathan Caine of Journey has emergency appendectomy after Long Island concert   2009 Lynyrd Skynyrd's Artimus Pyle found not guilty on charges he failed to register as a sex-offender after previous conviction for having had improper contact with a minor…   2010 Patti Smith joined by Eddie Vedder, Johnny Depp, Dhani Harrison during Little Rock Ak benefit concert for three men convicted in questionable murder case

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1953 Alex Lifeson of Rush born…   1965 The Beatles meet Elvis Presley at Graceland…   1967 Beatles manager Brian Epstein dies in London home of sleeping pills overdose   1976 Eric Clapton releases No Reason To Cry   1990 Stevie Ray Vaughan catches a ride on Eric Clapton’s crew helicopter after performing at Alpine Meadows in East Troy, Wisconsin and dies along with three of Clapton’s crew when the chopper collides with a hillside in thick fog…   1991 Pearl Jam releases Ten…  1991 Bob Seger releases The Fire Inside....   John Lennon’s hand written lyrics to A Day In The Life auction for $100,000. The sheet of paper sells again in 2010 for $1.2 million…   1996 Pearl Jam releases No Code...
 

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1970 Duane Allman starts recording with Derek & The Dominos…    1970 Jimi Hendrix plays Isle Of Wight Festival…   1973 10cc makes live debut…   1978 Triumph headlines Canada Jam…   1979 Phil Collins joins Peter Gabriel for Lamb Lies Down On Broadway at Reading Festival…   1980 Tom Petersson quits Cheap Trick…   1993 Aerosmith honored with brass star at entrance to Tower Records in Boston…   2000 Allman Brothers Band & G'ovt Mule's Allan Woody dies in hotel room…   2003 Warren Zevon releases The Wind…   2014 Dusty Hill injures is hip in a fall on ZZ Top tour bus...

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8-25

1950 Gene Simmons of KISS born   1951 Judas Priest's Rob Halford born   1954 Elvis Costello born   1962 Def Leppard's Vivian Campbell born   1970 Elton John makes US debut at the Troubadour in LA   1973 Butch Trucks of the Allman Brothers Band breaks leg in a car wreck in Macon, GA   1975 Bruce Springsteen releases Born To Run   1982 Alice Cooper releases Zipper Catches Skin   1986 Paul Simon releases Graceland   1988 Metallica releases And Justice For All   1990 Alice Cooper gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame   1994 Jimmy Buffett ditches plane in Atlantic after taking off from Nantucket   1994 Jimmy Page & Robert Plant do MTV Unplugged session in London   1996 David Byrne takes legal action to prevent use of 'The Heads' by other former Talking Heads members   2009 Cheap Trick releases Sgt. Pepper covers album   2010 Jimi Hendrix exhibit opens in the London building he lived in at the time of his death   2018 Neil Young marries actress Daryl Hannah in a small, private ceremony in southern California with no public announcement by the couple
 

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1943 Quicksilver Messenger Service's John Cipollina born   1944 Traffic's Jim Capaldi born   1945 Uriah heep's Ken Hensley born   1967 Beatles meet Maharishi in London   1968 Keith Moon drives Lincoln into hotel swimming pool in Flint, Michigan   1974 Traffic does last concert, Reading, UK   1979 Cars play for 500,000 in Central Park   1981 Mark David Chapman sentenced to 20-Life for murder of John Lennon  1981 Rolling Stones release Tattoo You   1983 Rainbow releases Bent Out Of Shape... 1992 Grateful Dead cancel European tour due to Jerry Garcia health issues   1994 Bob Dylan threatens legal action against Apple Computer over plan to use his name in a program   2008 Jimmy Page plays Whole Lotta Love from top of double-decker bus at Beijing Olympics closing to promote London 2012 Summer Games

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8-23

1947 Who's Keith Moon born   1961 Stone Temple Pilots Dean Deleo born   1962 Joh Nleenon marries Cynthia Powell in Liverpool   1963 Gary Hoey born   1968 Ringo Starr quits Beatles during White Album sessions, returns 11 days later   1970 Emerson Lake & Palmer debut in Portsmouth, UK   1988 Bad Company releases Dangerous Age...   1989 Ric Ocasek of the Cars marries Paulina Porizkova   1996 1 millionth visitor to Rock Hall Of Fame in Cleveland is awarded 1965 Ford Mustang   1996 Matt Walker does first concert with Smashing Pumpkins

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8-22

1920 John Lee Hooker born   1947 Grateful Dead’s Donna Jean Godchaux born   1958 Living Colour’s Vernon Reid born   1967 Alice In Chains Layne Staley born   1968 Cynthia Lennon files for divorce from John after returning home to find him with Yoko Ono   1969 Beatles photographed together for the last official time   1986 Paul McCartney releases Press To Play   1987 Bruce Springsteen joins Levon Helm on Up On Cripple Creek at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park   Knack’s Bruce Gary dies   2010 Jimmy Buffett & Paul McCartney attend Bill Clinton’s 64th birthday party on Long Island

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8-21

1952 Clash’s Joe Strummer (John Graham Mellors) born   1952 Deep Purple’s Glenn Hughes born   1954 Journey’s Steve Smith born   1972 Police mace Grace Slick at Jefferson Airplane concert in Akron, OH when she tries to prevent the arrest of bass player Jack Casady   1973 Allman Brothers Band awarded gold album for Brothers & Sisters   1976 Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Todd Rundgren, Hot Tuna, 10cc play Knebworth Festival   REM files suit against Hershey for doing an unauthorized REM concert sweepstakes to promote one of its candy bars   1989 Jethro Tull releases Rock Island....   1990 Alice In Chains releases Facelift...   1995 REM sues Hershey for doing unauthorized Kit Kat REM Concert Sweepstakes...   1997 Aerosmith releases Permanent Vacation   2005 Rolling Stones open Bigger Bang tour at Fenway Park in Boston...2011 Bono marries Alison Stewart in Raheny, Ireland...   2011 Johnny Ramone undergoes brain surgery after getting beaten up in New York City...

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8-20

1942 Isaac Hayes born   1948 Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant born   1951 Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott born   1952 John Hiatt born   1967 Dolby Noise Reduction system introduced   1969 Beatles in studio for the last time together during mixing session for Abbey Road album   1969 Frank Zappa disbands the Mothers Of Invention   1977 Bob Seger, Yes & Donovan play Superfest at Rich Stadium in Buffalo   1981 Bruce Springsteen plays Vietnam Veterans benefit at the Los Angeles Forum   1983 Heart releases Passionworks...   1990 Queensryche releases Empire...    1996 Carlos Santana awarded star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame   1996 Sting marries Trudy Styler in London...  1999 Blues Traveler's Bobby Sheehan found dead in is New Orleans home...

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8-19

1943 Cream's Ginger Baker born…   1945 Deep Purple's Ian Gillan born…   1951 Queen's John Deacon born…   1964 Beatles open first US tour at Cow Palace in San Francisco…   1977 Doobie Brothers release Livin' on the Fault Line...   1980 Cars release Panorama...   1980 Fans in Toronto riot when Alice Cooper cancels show due to illness…   1997 Fleetwood Mac releases The Dance…   1999 John Mellencamp releases Rough Harvest…   2003 Neil Young releases Greendale…   2005 Statue of Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott unveiled in Dublin…   2008 LeRoi Moore of the Dave Matthews Band dies in Hollywood hospital from complications related to a June ATV crash near his home in Virginia… 2010 Paul McCartney calls Bill Clinton and sings When I'm 64 on Clinton's birthday…

 

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8-18

1943 Martin Mull born…   1944 The Move's Carl Wayne born…   1950 Foreigner's Dennis Elliott born…   1975 David Bowie releases Fame…   1979 Bob Dylan releases Slow Train Coming…   1980 Yes releases Drama...   1981 Ozzy Osbourne releases Diary Of A Madman…   1986 Bon Jovi releases Slippery When Wet…   1988 John Mellencamp's wife Victoria files for divorce…   1990 Jimmy Page plays with Aerosmith during Monsters Of Rock tour stop at Castle Donnington…   1997 Rolling Stones announce Bridges To Babylon tour under Brooklyn Bridge in New York City…   

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1949 Boston's Sib Hashin born…   1954 Eric Johnson born…   1962 Guns N' Roses Gilby Clarke born…   1964 Kinks release You Really Got Me…   1965 Black Crowes Steve Gorman born…   1970 The Band releases Stage Freight...   1971 Duane Allman plays at funeral for King Curtis…   1974 Patrick Moraz joins Yes, replacing Rick Wakeman…   1981 First Monsters Of Rock tour opens in London with AC/DC, Queensryche, Motley Crue…   1986 Drummer Rick Allen does first concert with Def Leppard since losing an arm in '84 car wreck…   1989 Pete Townshend treated at Tacoma, WA hospital after injuring his arm windmilling during Tacoma Dome Who concert…  

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INXS Tim Farriss born…   1962 Beatles fire drummer Pete Best the day after Ringo Starr agrees to join…   1975 Peter Gabriel announces he is leaving Genesis…   1977 Elvis Presley dies at 42...   1980 Bill Ward leaves Black Sabbath…   1980 Cozy Powell quits Rainbow…   1983 Paul Simon marries actress Carrie Fisher…   1990 Bruce Hornsby joins Grateful Dead to fill in after Brent Mydland's death (7/25) …   1994 Neil Young releases Sleeps With Angels…   1996 130,000 attend Phish concert at Plattsburgh, NY airbase…   2018 Aretha Franklin dies (76)...

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1946 Jimmy Webb born…   1950 Drummer Tommy Aldridge (Black Oak Arkansas, Pat Travers, Gary Moore (Ozzy Osbourne) born…   1962 Beatles invite Ringo Starr to join…   1965 Beatles play Shea Stadium…   1966 Jefferson Airplane release Jefferson Airplane Takes Off...   1969 Woodstock festival opens…   1975 Rod Stewart releases Atlantic Crossing…   1979 Led Zeppelin releases In Through The Out Door...   1983 AC/DC releases Flick Of The Switch...1991 Paul Simon plays Central Park…   1998 Don Henley, Lou Reed, Joni Mitchell play Woodstock festival site on 29th anniversary (none appeared at original)…
 

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1941 David Crosby born…   1945 Steve Martin born…   1970 Stephen Stills arrested on cocaine charge in La Jolla, California motel…   1971 Who release Who's Next...   1988 Roy Buchanan hangs himself in Fairfax, Virgina jail cell after arrest for drunkeness…   1989 Bon Jovi's New Jersey becomes first US rock album sold legally in the Soviet Union…   1992 Jerry Garcia's poor health causes Grateful Dead to cancel US tour…   2010 J. Geils Band and Aerosmith play Fenway Park...  2013 Blue Oyster Cult's Allen Lanier (keyboards, rhythm guitar) dies of pulmonary disease
 

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1951 Dan Fogelberg born…  1965 Beatles release Help! in US…   1965 Jefferson Airplane debuts at Matrix in San Francisco…     1971 King Curtis stabbed to death in New York City…     1973 Lynyrd Skynyrd releases Pronounced leh-nerd 'skin-nerd...   1975 Bruce Springsteen opens 5 night stand at Bottom Line in New York City…     1976 Clash debut in London…     1977 BTO breaks-up…     1978 Be Bop Deluxe breaks-up…     1980 Todd Rundgren robbed in his home…     1989 Ozzy Osbourne & Scorpions play for 100,000 in Moscow…      1990 Don Henley, Bonnie Raitt & Sting buy land at Walden Pond for preservation…     1999 Woodstock '99 opens at former airbase in Rome, NY…     2007 Ozzy Osbourne does set in Times Square to promote Madden NFL 2008 video game with his music in it…   2009 Les Paul dies at 94 of pneumonia at his White Plains, NY home...   2011 Billy Joel and Jon Bon Jovi sing at 60th birthday party for Jimmy Buffett's wife, Jane...
 

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Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits born…1964 Beatles A Hard Days Night opens in US… 1966 Beatles open last US tour, Chicago...   1967 Fleetwood Mac does first concert set during London Blues Festival...   1968 Led Zeppelin members play together for first time… 1969 Blind Faith makes US concert debut at Madison Square Garden...   1970 Janis Joplin does her last concert at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, MA...   Neil Young, the Eagles and Joni Mitchell appear on the same night at the Corral Club in Topanga Canyon, California…  1985 Neil Young releases Old Ways...   1989 Ozzy Osbourne, Bon Jovi, Scorpions, Skid Row and Motley Crue play Moscow Peace Festival…   2009 Guitar legend Les Paul dies of pneumonia in White Plains, New York...   1991 Metallica releases Metallica...  1996 Alex Van Halen's wife, Kelly, files for divorce after 12 years of marriage...   2010 Richie hayward of Little Feat dies of liver disease....   2011 John and Elaine Irwin granted divorce ending 18 year marriage...



 

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1955 Joe Jackson born…   1968 Beatles release Hey Jude…   1968 Charlie Sexton born…   1989 Bruce Springsteen does 4 songs with Ringo Starr's All Starr Band at Garden State Arts Center concert in NJ…   1992 Eric Clapton Unplugged released…   1994 Black Crowes appear as The Corkscrews at Atlanta club…   1995 Peter Criss of KISS arrested with handgun in carry-on luggage at Kennedy Airport in New York City…   1995 Michael Stipe of REM has emergency hernia surgery in Czechoslovakia…   1996 Bruce Springsteen plays with Whitefish, Montana bar band while in town for a friend's wedding…   2009 Ron Wood joins Pearl Jam on All Along The Watchtower during band's set at Empire Music Hall concert in London…

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8-10

1907 Fender guitar founder Leo Fender born… 1943 Ronnie Spector born… 1947 Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson born… 1961 INXS Jon Farriss born… 1964 Mick Jagger fined for driving without a license… 1966 Beatles release Revolver in the US...  1967 Grateful Dead play rooftop of Chelsea Hotel in New York City… 1972 Paul & Linda McCartney arrested on pot charges in Sweden… 1976 Elton John does first of 7 sold-out concerts at Madison Square Garden… 1982 Bruce Springsteen plays wedding reception for Southside Johnny Lyons in Asbury Park, NJ… 1985 Michael Jackson buys 252 Beatles song rights for $ 47.5 million…   1993 Billy Joel releases River Of Dreams...    1995 Jimmy Buffett MC's Hilary Clinton birthday at White House… 2005 Rolling Stones do warm-up date for tour for fans in a small Toronto theater… 2008 Issac Hayes dies… 2009 Them Crooked Vultures debut at the Metro in Chicago...

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1955 cars Ben Orr (Orzechowski) born…   1966 Beatles release Revolver in US…   1978 Muddy Waters plays for Jimmy Carter at the White House…   1986 Queen's last concert with Freddie Mercury…   1994 Dave Abruzzese leaves Pearl Jam…  1994 Lynyrd Skynyrd releases Endangered Species...   1995 Jerry Garcia dies in rehab of heart failure…   2006 Joe Walsh & James Gang open first tour in 35 years…

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1961 U2's Dave (The Edge) Evans born…   1969 Beatles Abbey Road album cover photo taken in London…   1970 Janis Joplin buys a head stone for Bessie Smith's grave site…   1973 Creed's Scott Stapp (Anthony Scott Flipper) born…   1975 Rolling Stones close tour with concert at Rich Stadium in Buffalo, NY…   1983 Billy Joel releases Innocent Man...   1986 David Crosby released from jail after serving time on drugs and weapons charges…   1986 Bob Dylan releases Knocked Out Loaded…   1991 Eric Clapton stopped for going 103 in his Ferrari…   1992 James Hetfield suffers burns when pyro effect malfunctions during Metallica Montreal concert… 1961 U2's Dave (The Edge) Evans born…   1969 Beatles Abbey Road album cover photo taken in London…   1970 Janis Joplin buys a head stone for Bessie Smith's grave site…   1973 Creed's Scott Stapp (Anthony Scott Flipper) born…   1975 Rolling Stones close tour with concert at Rich Stadium in Buffalo, NY…   1986 David Crosby released from jail after serving time on drugs and weapons charges…   1986 Bob Dylan releases Knocked Out Loaded…   1991 Eric Clapton stopped for going 103 in his Ferrari…   1992 James Hetfield suffers burns when pyro effect malfunctions during Metallica Montreal concert…

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1952 Free & John Mayall's Bluesbreakers Andy Fraser born…    1958 Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson born…    1970 Fleetwood Mac adds Christine McVie…    1970 Moody Blues release A Question Of Balance...   1974 Peter Wolf of the J. Geils Band marries Faye Dunaway…    1982 Sting sues Virgin Music, claiming undervalued sale of early material…    1986 Suit filed against Ozzy Osbourne claiming his song Suicide Solution inspired a young fan to take his own life dismissed…    2007 Evolution Of the Groove featuring Carlos Santana guitar solos added to Miles Davis songs released...   

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1965 Beatles release Help! in UK (8/13 in US) ..    1970 Janis Joplin, Steppenwolf, Paul Simon, Poco Johnny Winter play Concert For Peace, Shea Stadium, New York..    1982 The Wall movie premiers..    1989 Adam Clayton of U2 arrested on marijuana charges near his home..    1996 Tom Petty releases She's The One movie soundtrack..    1996 Ramones get Hollywood Walk Of Fame honor..    2009 Steven Tyler falls off stage during Aerosmith set at Sturgis motorcycle rally. Airlifted to Rapid City hospital with neck and shoulder injuries Aerosmith cancels remainder of tour with ZZ Top..  2013 Brian May of Queen has knee replacement surgery...

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1947 Rick Derringer (Zehringer) born...    1959 Foo Fighters Pat Smear born...    1967 Van Morrison releases Brown Eyed Girl...    1972 Aerosmith inks Columbia Records deal for $125,000...   1980 Pat Benatar releases Crimes Of Passion    1982 Led Zeppelin releases Coda...  1983 Elvis Costello releases Punch The Clock...    1983 David Crosby sentenced to 5 years on drugs and weapons charges, serves 5 months in Texas...   1992 Toto's Jeff Porcaro dies..    1994 Billy Idol hospitalized in LA after suspected overdose...   1996 Wilson Pickett enters rehab after cocaine conviction in Sullivan County, NY...   2009 Paul McCartney plays first of 2 nights at Fenway Park in Boston...

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1968 Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Canned Heat, Byrds, Steppenwolf, Iron Butterfly, Animals, The Byrds, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Quicksilver Messenger Service, play Newport Pop Festival in Costa Mesa, California... 1975 Robert Plant, wife and children injured in car crash on Isle of Rhodes..    1984 Phil Collins marries Jill Tavelman...  Eric Clapton and Robert Plant perform during reception.. 1987 John Mellencamp releases The Lonesome Jubilee..   2010 Lyrics to LA Woman sell for $20,680 at UK auction...

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1963 Collective Soul's Ed Roland born.. 1963 Metallica's James Hetfield born.. 1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival releases Green River...   1969 Alice Cooper releases Pretties For You...   1971 Paul McCartney forms Wings.. 1974 Jeff Baxter leaves Steely Dan to join Doobie Brothers.. 1979 Talking Heads release Fear of Music... 1987 Def Leppard releases Hysteria.. 1991 Animal rights activists confront Ted Nugent in New Hampshire.. 2009 Grateful Dead's Bill Kreutzmann plays drums with Phish during Red Rocks, Colorado concert...

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1937 The Band's Garth Hudson born…   1948 Andy Fairweather Low born…   1951 Andrew Gold born…   1969 Bob Dylan attends 10th high school reunion, Hibbing MN…   1978 Boston releases Don't Look Back...   1982 Steve Winwood releases Talking Back To The Night...   1987 Billy Joel plays Lenningrad, live CD recorded…   1996 Aerosmith fires manager Tim Collins…   2005 Bob Seger joins Three Doors Down on Landing In London during Clarkston, Michigan concert…   2007 Pearl Jam plays private concert for Ten Club members at Vic Theater in Chicago…

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1942 Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia born... 1943 Wings Geoff Britton born.... 1946 King Crimson & Bad Company's Boz Burell born... 1947 Tubes Rick Anderson born... 1951 Deep Purple's Tommy Bolin born... 1953 Robert Cray born... 1959 Def Leppard's Joe Elliot born... 1964 Counting Crows Adam Duritz born... 1969 Jethro Tull releases Stand Up...   1970 Derek & Dominos make live debut in London....  1970 Jimi Hendix does last U.S. concert in Hawaii... 1971 George Harrison stages Concert For Bangladesh at Madison Square Garden with Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Leon Russell, Billy Preston and Ravi Shankar...  1974 Eric Clapton breaks a ukulele over Pet Townshend's head during Atlanta concert... 1980 John Lennon & Yoko Ono start recording Double Fantasy album...   1983 Neil Young releases Everybody's Rockin'...1986 Jerry Garcia discharged from hospital after recovering from a diabetic coma... 1994 Rolling Stones open VooDoo Lounge tour in Washington, DC... 2007 Police play reunion concert at Madison Square Garden...

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1946 Fleetwood Mac’s Bob Welch born… 1953 ELO’s Hugh McDowell born… 1958 REM’s Bill Berry born… 1971 Security guard stabbed during a Who concert at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY dies…  1991 Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes arrested for spitting on a customer at a convenience store in Denver… Sex Pistols open a short lived reunion tour in Boulder, Colorado

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1936 Buddy Guy born…   1946 Jethro Tull's Jeffrey Hammond born…   1965 Rolling Stones release Out Of Their Heads   1970 Beatles close Apple Boutique in London…   1970 Rolling Stones fire manager Allen Klein…   1973 Led Zeppelin films The Song Remains The Same in New York City…   1996 Sammy Hagar plays with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bruce Hornsby & Mickey Hart at Furthur Festival…   1996 Alice In Chains release Unplugged... 2011 U2 ends the 360° tour with a rain soaked performance in Moncton, CA. Tour grossed $736 million…

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