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1961 - Brian Epstein saw The Beatles play at Liverpool’s Cavern Club. He would later become their manager.

1962 - Motown Records released the classic Miracles song, "You've Really Got a Hold on Me.”

1963 - The Kingsmen’s "Louie, Louie" was released.

1967 - David Crosby quit The Byrds, and went on to form Crosby, Stills, and Nash a year later.

1967 - In San Francisco, the first issue of Rolling Stone was published, with John Lennon gracing the cover.

1973 - Cat Stevens (now Yusuf Islam) performed on television for the first time, on ABC's In Concert.

1973 - Billy Joel released his classic album Piano Man.

1975 - David Bowie served as a guest on Cher's CBS TV show.

1999 – Prince released the album Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic.


1944 Phil May of The Pretty Things
1948 Joe Bouchard of Blue Oyster Cult 


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