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This Week in Music History
The Monkees release their debut album, an unknown Bruce Springsteen plays a show in Hazlet, and Elton John looses a bet to John Lennon. It all happened this week in music history.
This Week in Music History
February 6th, 2001 - Don Felder, guitarist, was fired from The Eagles. He would later attempt to sue drummer Don Henley and guitarist Glen Frey for wrongful termination and breach of an implied contract.
This Week in Music History
November 7th, 1951 – Frank Sinatra marries his second wife, actress Ava Gardner, but it’s a bit short lived. The couple would split up in 1953 and divorce in 1957.
This Week in Music History
October 31st, 1980 - Bow Wow Wow appears at London's Rainbow Theatre with a backing singer going by the name 'Lieutenant Lush', a.k.a. Boy George.
This Week in Music History
August 1st, 1971 - The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour kicks off on prime time television.  Fred Silverman, head of programming at CBS saw their act one evening at a night club and offered them their own show on the spot.
August 2nd, 1964 - The Beatles appear at the Gaumont Cinema in Bournemout…
This Week in Music History
February 7th, 1969 - The Who record one of their biggest hits, 'Pinball Wizard' at Morgan Studio's, London, England. The track would be featured on their rock opera album, Tommy, and was released as a single in 1969 but only reached No. 19 in the US.
This Week in Music History
August 2nd, 1964, The Beatles appear at the Gaumont Cinema in Bournemouth. One of the supporting acts, billed as a 'new and unknown London group', was The Kinks.
This Week in Music History
November 9th, 1974 - Bachman Turner Overdrive goes to No.1 on the singles chart with 'You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet', the group's only No.1 hit. Not bad for a grammatically incorrect title.
November 10th, 1973 - Elton John started an eight week run at No...

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