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Old 01-05-2019, 09:42 PM   #703
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1966 ● Paul Revere & The Raiders —— Just Like Us! ► Pop-Rock

1968 ● The Byrds —— The Notorious Byrd Brothers ► Country-Rock

1972 ● Ben E. King —— The Beginning Of It All ► Soul

1974 ● Hot Tuna —— The Phosphorescent Rat ► Folk-Rock


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1967, The Doors released their self-titled debut album The Doors. The album features their breakthrough single 'Light My Fire' and the lengthy song 'The End' with its Oedipal spoken word section. The album was recorded at Sunset Sound Studios in Hollywood, California over six days and unique packaging of the album included each band members bio.

1986, Irish singer, songwriter and bassist Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy died of heart failure and pneumonia after being in a coma for eight days following a drug overdose. With Thin Lizzy he had the 1973 hit 'Whiskey in the Jar', (their version of the traditional Irish song) and hits with ‘The Boys Are Back in Town’, ‘Jailbreak’ and ‘Waiting for an Alibi’. The groups 1978 album 'Live and Dangerous' spent 62 weeks on the UK chart. Lynott fronted several bands as a lead vocalist, including Skid Row alongside Gary Moore. A life-size bronze statue of Phil Lynott was unveiled on Harry Street in Dublin Ireland in 2005.

2011, Scottish singer songwriter Gerry Rafferty died aged 63 after a long illness. Rafferty had been a member of Stealers Wheel, who had the 1973 US No.3 & UK No.8 single 'Stuck In The Middle With You' and had the solo 1978 UK No.3 and US No.2 single 'Baker Street.'

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1973: The Allman Brothers Band announced that Lamar Williams would replace the late Berry Oakley on bass.



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Michael Stipe-singer for R.E.M. born in 1960


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1984 ● Judas Priest —— Defenders Of The Faith ► Heavy Metal

1988 ● L.A. Guns —— L.A. Guns ► Heavy Metal


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1973, Bruce Springsteen released his debut album 'Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.' Recorded in a single week the album only sold about 25,000 copies in the first year of its release. Both 'Blinded By The Light' and 'Spirit In The Night' were released as singles but neither made a dent in the charts. Manfred Mann's Earth Band later released a version of 'Blinded By The Light' on their album 'The Roaring Silence,' which reached No.1 on the US charts in 1977.

1998, American singer, producer, and politician Sonny Bono was killed in a skiing accident at a resort near Lake Tahoe, aged 62. Bono who was one half on Sonny and Cher scored the 1965 UK & US No.1 single 'I Got You Babe' and had become a US Congressman. The United States Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act of 1998, which extended the term of copyright by 20 years, was named in honor of Bono when it was passed by Congress nine months after his death.

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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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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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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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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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1970 ● Marvin Gaye —— That’s The Way Love Is ► Soul – Motown

1989 ● Peter Frampton —— When All The Pieces Fit ► Arena Rock

1990 ● GWAR —— Scumdogs Of The Universe ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal

2008 ● Patti Smith —— iTunes Originals ► Hard Rock

2016 ● David Bowie —— Blackstar ► Glam Rock


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1941 Joan Baez is born in Staten Island, New York.

1944 James Patrick "Jimmy" Page is born in Heston, Middlesex, England. He is a session musician in England before forming The Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin.

1950 David Johansen, lead singer of New York Dolls, is born in Staten Island, New York.

1963 Charlie Watts joins The Rolling Stones, replacing Tony Chapman as their drummer.

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1967 ● The Rascals —— Collections ► Blue-Eyed Soul

1970 ● Badfinger —— Magic Christian Music [UK] ► Pop-Rock

1984 ● Van Halen —— 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) ► Hard Rock

1989 ● Rush —— A Show Of Hands ► Arena Rock

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