The Rock History Report for July 29th
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1963 - Peter, Paul and Mary released "Blowin' In The Wind, a cover of the Bob Dylan classic.
1965 - The Beatles film Help! had its London premiere.
1966 - Bob Dylan suffered injuries after crashing his motorcycle near Woodstock, NY.
1968 - The Byrds embarked on a South African tour without Gram Parsons. The musician refused to set foot in a country that still made apartheid official policy.
1973 - $180,000 was swiped from Led Zeppelin's deposit box at New York Citys Drake Hotel.
1982 - Duran Durans Andy Taylor and Tracie Wilson were married.
1998 - Miramax Films obtained the rights to the Beatles film A Hard Day's Night, and announced plans to release a remastered edition on the movie's 35th anniversary.
1953 Geddy Lee of Rush
1959 John Sykes of Whitesnake
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