Led Zeppelin

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May 7th, 1974 - Led Zeppelin has a launch party for their new label 'Swan Song'. The party is held at the Four Seasons in New York City. Besides being a new vehicle to promote their own music, the newly formed label would go on to sign other acts such as Bad Company.
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December 12th, 1970 – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles start a two week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Tears Of A Clown’. It was the group’s 26th Top 40 hit and first No.1.
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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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August 30th, 1995 – James Taylor and Carly Simon perform together for the first time in over 20 years. They each played their solo set for 10,000 fans before combining acts in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. It was all for a good cause, raising money for a local agricultural …
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December 14th, 1998 - Billy Preston pleads guilty to insurance fraud in a LA court and agrees to testify against six others who allegedly participated in similar acts. Allegedly, Preston was part of a group who staged car crashes, thefts, and fires for a total of 18 fraudulent insurance claims...
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May 10th, 1963 - Bob Dylan walked off the set during rehearsal of The Ed Sullivan Show after being told he couldn't perform his song 'Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues'. The producers had decided this due to the song's mocking of the US military and segregation, and asked Dylan t…
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January 5th 1973 - Bruce Springsteen releases his debut album 'Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.' It was recorded in a single week and would only sell about 25,000 copies in its first year.

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