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1958 - Elvis Presley set sail from a Brooklyn naval base to rendezvous with his army unit in Germany.
1968 - Steppenwolf earned their first gold record for "Born to be Wild."
1970 - The album Get Yer Ya Ya's Out was released by the Rolling Stones.
1973 - The Byrds Gram Parsons died of a drug overdose.
1974 - Max Weinberg began his tenure as the drummer in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band.
1974 - Bad Company's self-titled debut album went gold.
1975 - Eric Claptons rendition of Bob Marleys "I Shot The Sheriff" earned a gold record.
1981 - Simon and Garfunkel took to New York City where they recorded "The Concert in Central Park" for HBO.
1986 - Paul McCartney released Press To Play.
1997 - VH1 aired a live Storytellers for the first time, a 90 minute special featuring Elton John performing from New Orleans House of Blues.