The Rock History Report for August 3rd
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1963 - The Beatles played their last gig at Liverpools Cavern Club. The Fab Four had performed almost 300 shows at the club since 1961.
1963 The album Surfer Girl by The Beach Boys was released.
1963 - Allan Sherman released "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadda."
1968 - The Newport Pop Festival enjoyed its first outing in Costa Mesa, California.
1969 The Beach Boys Carl Wilson was indicted after failing to report for civilian duty in lieu of serving two years in the army.
1971 - Paul McCartney announced the formation of Wings.
1974 - Jeff Baxter left Steely Dan to join up with The Doobie Brothers.
1987 - Def Leppard released Hysteria.
1949 B.B. Dickerson of War
1963 James Hetfield of Metallica
1963 Ed Roland of Collective Soul
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