The Rock History Report for July 17th
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1967 - At New Yorks Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, The Jimi Hendrix Experience opened for The Monkees.
1968 - Yellow Submarine, the feature-length cartoon from The Beatles, premiered at the London Pavilion.
1974 - The Moody Blues opened Londons first quadraphonic studio.
1975 - Ringo Starr divorced Maureen Cox.
1976 Heart released their single "Magic Man."
1979 - Thin Lizzy replaced Gary Moore with Midge Ure.
1987 - Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards inked a solo deal with Virgin Records.
1996 - Less than a week after being arrested on drug charges and the death of touring keyboardist Jonathan Melvoin, drummer Jimmy Chamberlin was fired from The Smashing Pumpkins.
1949 Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell
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