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1960 - Germany deported George Harrison, saying he was too young to play there with The Beatles.

1966 - Jimi Hendrix's first single, "Hey Joe," was released. 

1971 - Don McLean issued his extended version of "American Pie." The release clocked in at over eight minutes.

1972 - Paul McCartney and Wings released the single, "Hi, Hi, Hi."

1973 - Stephen Stills came out the losing end of a paternity suit filed by a woman in California.

1974 - Mott The Hoople disbanded.

1983 - The Who officially broke up.

1993 - Nirvana's New York Unplugged performance was first aired by MTV.


1943   Tony Hicks of the Hollies
1945   Benny Andersson of Abba
1949  Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top

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