The Rock History Report for July 27th
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1974 - Lynyrd Skynyrd released their classic tune "Sweet Home Alabama.
1976 - John Lennons request for permanent residency in the United States was finally approved.
1976 - Bruce Springsteen sued manager Mike Appel in Manhattan's U.S. District Court citing fraud and breach of contract.
1976 - Tina Turner filed for a divorce from Ike Turner.
1979 - Alice Cooper's Scottsdale, Arizona Indian art store was hit by a firebomb.
1986 - Queen became the first act since Louis Armstrong to play in Budapest, Hungary.
2007 - Paul Stanley of KISS was forced to walk offstage at a show after his pulse was found to be at twice the normal level. Not content to call it quits, the band performed as a trio with Gene Simmons taking over on all vocals.
1967 Juliana Hatfield
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