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This Weekend in Music History
January 18th, 1964 - The Beatles have their first US hit with 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' as it enters the charts on this day. It entered at No.45 just ten days after its release
This Weekend in Music History
December 28th, 1983 - Dennis Wilson of Beach Boys fame, and only genuine surfer of the group, takes one last dive into the Pacific in Marina Del Rey, California. He had previously made two other successful dives
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October 12th
1965 - Working on Rubber Soul at Abbey Road Studios, The Beatles record ‘Run For Your Life’ in its entirety, in five takes, and another new Lennon song at the time called 'This Bird Has Flown’. The title would later get changed to ‘Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)’ and included Georg…
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October 6th
1969 - George Harrison's hits a milestone in his career when his song 'Something' was released as the "A" side of a Beatles' 45, a first for Harrison. Along with Lennon and McCartney's Come Together
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August 31st
1963 - The Ronettes enter the singles chart with 'Be My Baby' their only top 10 hit. Lead singer and original "bad girl" of rock n roll, Ronnie Spector, would eventually have to take ex-husband Phil Spector to court
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August 5th
1969 - George Harrison uses his new Moog synthesizer at Abbey Road studios in the recording of their song 'Because'. The Beatles are finishing their 11th studio album 'Abbey Road'
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June 3rd
1969 - It's a very sad day for singer Diana Ross of The Supremes. She discovers her two pet dogs had eaten rat poison and died in her dressing room.
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April 14th
1967 - David Bowie releases his novelty single "The Laughing Gnome." Using music hall stylings and a sped-up voice, the song becomes a hit only in 1983.

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