This Day In Music

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October 5th
1967 - The Doors play the final show of a five night run at Steve Paul's "The Scene" in New York City. Steve Paul, owner of The Scene, and notable as the one-time manager of Johnny Winter, refused to pay protection money to the Mafia.
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September 7th
1971 - David Bowie begins his recording sessions at Trident Studios in London for the concept album 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars'. The album is loosely based on a story of a fictional rock star
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August 18th
1962 - Ringo Starr makes his first appearance with The Beatles and with that, the Beatles as we know them are finally complete.  It was at the Horticultural Society dance in England after having a two-hour rehearsal in preparation.
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April 22nd
1966 - 24 local Jersey bands played a ‘battle of the bands’ gig in Matawan Keyport Roller Drome in New Jersey.  Third place went to The Castiles (with Bruce Springsteen on vocals)