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December 23rd
1964 - During a US tour Beach Boy Brian Wilson had a nervous breakdown during a flight from Los Angeles to Houston. Wilson left the band to concentrate on writing and producing.
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December 17th
1968 - The Who played their Xmas party at the Marquee Club, London. Also on the bill was a new group called Yes. Other acts appearing at the club this month included
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December 16th
1965 - Released as a double A side The Beatles 'Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out', became their ninth UK No.1 and their third Christmas chart topper in a row. The single was a US No.1 in January 1966.
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Dcember 10th
1967 - American soul singer, songwriter Otis Redding was killed in a plane crash, aged 26. Redding and his band had made an appearance in Cleveland, Ohio on the local ‘Upbeat’ television show the previous day.
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December 9th
1967 - Police arrest Jim Morrison as he performs onstage in New Haven, Conn. It's the culmination of a wild night for the Lizard King, who clashed with a cop trying to hassle him and his lady before the gig.
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December 4th:
1965 - The Byrds started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Turn! Turn! Turn!' the group's second No.1.  A No.26 hit in the UK.
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December 3rd:
1968 -NBC-TV airs the famed Elvis comeback special. After years of making horrible movies, Presley proves he can still rock, improvising a set with his old rhythm section
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November 27th:
1969 - During a North American tour The Rolling Stones played the first of four shows at Madison Square Garden, New York City. The group played to 55,000 fans over the four nights grossing over $100,000.
1970 - George Harrison released All Things Must Pass...

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