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The Beatles begin one of the longest engagements in Rock 'N' Roll history, as headliners at Liverpool`s Cavern Club. They give approximately three-hundred performances before the big-time beckons. 1961
1940's  The Band's organist and sax player Garth Hudson enters the world. 1943

Traffic drummer/vocalist/songwriter Nicola James "Jim" Capaldi is born in Evesham, Worcestershire, England to Italian immigrant parents. 1944

1960's   
Bob Dylan shows up at his ten-year high school reunion. A drunk tries to pick a fight so Dylan leaves early. 1969

1970's  Written by drummer Don Henley and guitarist Glenn Frey, the Eagles “One Of These Nights” is the #1 song in the U.S. as Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Saturday Night Special" peaks at #27. 1975

Blue Oyster Cult issues "Agents Of Fortune." The album includes contributions by Patti Smith. 1976

Soulfly guitarist Marc Rizzo is born in Carlstadt, NJ. 1977
1980's  Poison’s debut, “Look What The Cat Dragged In,” lands on the album chart where it eventually rises to #3, selling 3-million copies in the process. The group also begins a tour with Cinderella. 1986

Billy Joel plays a concert in Leningrad. The audience carries Joel out of the theatre on their shoulders. 1987

1990's   
The Ramones launch their Adios Amigos farewell tour in Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Elvis Costello and the Attractions reunite for the first of five nights at New York’s Beacon Theater. 1995
2000's   
Members of Pearl Jam's Ten Club get a private intimate show at Chicago's Vic Theatre. Tickets are $150 per pair. 2007

Marilyn Manson's former keyboard player Stephen Gregory Bier Jr. (aka Madonna Wayne Gacy) files a lawsuit charging Manson with breach of contract. Bier alleges that the singer spent band funds on a series of bizarre personal purchases, including Nazi memorabilia. "The fact that (Bier is) claiming that I've treated him unfairly, financially, is really ridiculous," says Manson. 2007

Lollapalooza in Chicago could use some crowd control. Rage Against The Machine’s set has to be halted three times as frontman Zack de la Rocha pleads with fans to settle down. 2008

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl returns to his childhood hometown of Warren, OH, to attend the dedication of an alley named in his honor. Grohl is given the key to the city and performs acoustic versions of three Foo Fighters’ songs. "I am very, very proud to have this and to be from here because I know I can always come back here and be home," says Grohl. 2009
2010's  Fountains Of Wayne issue their 5th studio album, “Sky Full Of Holes.” 2011

Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe is released from a Czech Republic prison after being held for over a month. The arrest stemmed from a ‘10 incident where a fan allegedly jumped on stage and got into a physical altercation with Blythe. The fan later died. Blythe was never charged and posted bail of $200,000 which was eventually upped by the court to $400,000. 2012

The Who’s Pete Townshend and several other British musicians publish a letter in The London Times supporting the Russian female Punk group Pussy Riot, who are on trial in Moscow for protesting against the government of President Vladimir Putin. “Dissent is a right in any democracy and it is entirely disproportionate that they face seven years in jail for what we consider a preposterous charge,” reads the letter. “We believe firmly that it is the role of the artist to make legitimate political protest and fight for freedom of speech.” 2012

Black Flag cofounder Greg Ginn launches legal action against his ex-bandmates, saying they have no right to tour under the name Flag. Ginn tours as Black Flag. The lawsuit also targets former Black Flag frontman Henry Rollins though he has nothing to do with either lineup. 2013

A fundraising event in Redditch, England helps raise cash for a memorial in honor of Led Zeppelin drummer Jon Bonham. Bonham’s younger sister, Deborah, performs. 2014

Frontman Dave Grohl promises to bring the Foo Fighters to Cesena, Italy where 1,000 musicians performed the group's "Learn To Fly" in unison. The video of the performance logged over 15 million YouTube views in three days. 2015


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