The Rock History Report for June 27th
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1964 - Jan & Dean released "Little Old Lady From Pasadena.
1968 - Elvis Presley began work on his first television special, Elvis, at NBC Studios in Burbank, California.
1969 - The Denver Pop Festival opened at Mile High Stadium. The festival ultimately had to be broken up by police with clubs and tear gas after violence broke out in the 50,000 plus crowd.
1971 - New York Citys The Fillmore East shut its doors.
1982 - Virgin Music Publishing settled with Police bassist Sting in a 1977 contract dispute.
1989 - The Who performed their rock opera classic, Tommy, in its entirety for the first time in 17 years at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
2000 - A San Francisco appeals court ruled that The Rolling Stones improperly borrowed Robert Johnsons "Love in Vain and "Stop Breakin' Down." The Stones' record label at the time wrongly assumed that the songs were public domain.
1942 Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys