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1960 - On his 13th birthday, Gregg Allman received his first guitar.

1967 - The Moody Blues released "Nights in White Satin."

1973 - David Essex released the single "Rock On.”

1978 - The Clash issued their sophomore album Give 'Em Enough Rope in England. The album also happened to be their first U.S. release.

1986 - Bruce Springsteen’s Live 1975-1985 box set hit stores.

1988 - Steve Miller embarked on his first tour in six years.

1991 - A judge in St. Louis, Missouri found Guns 'N' Roses singer Axl Rose guilty of assault and property damage stemming from a riot at a 1991 concert in the city.


1947 Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake and Palmer
1958 Frank Maudsley of A Flock of Seagulls
1979 Chris Joannou of Silverchair


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