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March 19th, 1974 – Jefferson Airplane re-named the group and became Jefferson Starship. The new line-up included Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, drummer Johnny Barbata, David Freiberg, Peter Kaukonen, Cragi Chaquico and Papa John Creach.
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September 12th, 1997 - Stig Anderson, manager, songwriter, and producer for Abba dies of a heart attack. Anderson co-wrote many of Abba's greatest hits such as 'Mamma Mia', 'Dancing Queen', 'Waterloo'.
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August 15th, 1969 – 400,000 people attend the first day of Woodstock Festival on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm in Bethel, New York. The festival would last 3 days and is widely regarded as
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June 7th, 1972 - Elvis Presley makes history by performing four sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden. George Harrison, John Lennon, David Bowie, Bob Dylan were among music stars to attended the shows.
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March 15th, 1967 -  George Harrison records his first session for his new song ‘Within You Without You’ at Abbey Road. George played the swarmandal and tamboura on this track, and was the only one from the band to perform on this song, which at the time of recording was ju…
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September 14th, 1968 – While on tour in the UK, Roy Orbison’s house in Nashville burns down, and he losses his two oldest sons to the fire. An official from the scene of the fire later said that “from what we’ve been able to piece together, the two children who were killed were playing with an aeros…
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September 15th
1968 - The Doors are forced to perform without Jim Morrison at a concert in Amsterdam. While Jefferson Airplane was performing 'Plastic Fantastic Lover', Morrison, stoned on some
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June 24th
1966 - The Beach Boys host their 'Summer Spectacular' at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. Acts include, The Beach Boys, Jefferson Airplane, Lovin' Spoonful, Percy Sledge, the Byrds, and the Sir Douglas Quintet.
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Janis Joplin - Photo by Evening Standard / Getty Images
JUNE 10TH
1966 - Janis Joplin, performs for the first time since joining Big Brother & the Holding Company as their new lead singer. Big Brother & the Holding Company were part of the 1965 San Francisco  p…