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    1949 George "Funky" Brown (drummer for Kool and the Gang) is born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

    1950 Chris Stein (guitarist for Blondie) is born in Brooklyn, New York.

    1963 Grant Young (drummer for Soul Asylum) is born in Iowa City, Iowa.

    1998 Ken Forssi (original bassist for Love) dies of a brain tumor in Tallahassee, Florida, at age 54.

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    A few albums that was released.



    1959 ● Bill Haley And His Comets —— Bill Haley’s Chicks ► Rock ‘n’ Roll

    1969 ● Creedence Clearwater Revival —— Bayou Country ► Roots Rock

    1979 ● Elvis Costello And The Attractions —— Armed Forces ► Alt. Pop-Rock

    1999 ● Hawkwind —— In Your Area ► Space Rock


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    1946 Syd Barrett (vocalist, guitarist for Pink Floyd) is born Roger Keith Barrett in Cambridge, England.

    1947 Sandy Denny is born Alexandra Denny in London. She becomes lead singer of Fairport Convention and the only guest vocalist to appear on a Led Zeppelin song ("The Battle Of Evermore").

    1953 Malcolm Mitchell Young (guitarist for AC/DC) is born in Glasgow, Scotland.



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    2006, American soul, jazz, singer Lou Rawls died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The 72-year-old, Grammy-winning artist had been battling lung cancer. Rawls who released more than 60 albums, sold more than 40 million records, had the 1976 US No.2 and UK No.10 single 'You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine'.

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    1976 - The album, "Frampton Comes Alive", was released by Herb Alpert's A&M Records in the U.S.

    1982 - The Prince single "Let's Work" was released.

    1997 - The Metallica single "King Nothing" was released.


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    A few albums that was released.


    2004 ● Phantom Planet —— Phantom Planet ► Alt Rock/Garage Revival

    2009 ● Animal Collective —— Merriweather Post Pavilion ► Neo Psychedelia

    2011 ● Yes —— Union Live ► Prog Rock



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    1937 Paul Revere (keyboardist for Paul Revere & the Raiders) is born Paul Revere Dick in Harvard, Nebraska.

    1939 Lefty Baker (guitarist, vocalist for Spanky & Our Gang) is born Eustace Britchforth in Roanoke, Virginia.

    1948 Kenny Loggins is born in Everett, Washington, but eventually settles with his family in Alhambra, California.

    1970 Max Yasgur, whose farm in upstate New York hosted the original Woodstock Festival, is sued for $35,000 in property damages by neighboring farmers.

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    A few albums that was released.


    1977 ● Jefferson Airplane —— Flight Log (1966-1976) ► Arena Rock


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    1935 Elvis Aaron Presley is born at his parent's home, a two-room house that was built by his father at 306 Old Saltillo Road, East Tupelo, Mississippi. A twin brother, Jesse Garon Presley is stillborn.

    1991 Steve Clark, guitarist for Def Leppard, died from an accidental mixing of prescription drugs and alcohol at the age of 31.


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    1946 The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger is born in Los Angeles.

    1947 Terry Sylvester of The Hollies is born.

    1947 David Jones is born in London. At age 18, he changes his name to David Bowie (after the Bowie knife) to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of The Monkees.

    1955 Loverboy frontman Mike Reno is born Joseph Michael Rynoski in New Westminster, Canada.

    1969 Jeff Abercrombie of Fuel is born in Tennessee.

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