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1964 - The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein turned down a 3 1/2 million pound offer to sell his management contract.

1967 - The Beatles recorded "Fool On The Hill" at London’s Abbey Road Studios.

1969 - John Lennon recorded "Cold Turkey” with a backing band that included Eric Clapton, Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr and Klaus Voorman.

1970 - Ringo Starr released Beaucoups of Blues.

1971 - Cat Stevens released "Peace Train."

1979 - The Eagles released their album The Long Run.

1980 - Led Zeppelin drummer John "Bonzo" Bonham died. The drummer had consumed a large amount of alcohol and asphyxiating on vomit in his sleep. The band made the decision to disband after deeming that Bonham could not be replaced.

1981 - A Rolling Stones concert was recorded at Philadelphia’s JFK Stadium. The tour footage was later released as "Lets Spend the Night Together."

1990 - Dave Grohl joined Nirvana, putting an end to their drummer searches for good.


1945 Onnie McIntyre of Average White Band
1955 Steve Severin of Siouxsie and the Banshees

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