Today in Rock History – July 20th

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1965, Bob Dylan releases “Like a Rolling Stone.” The single becomes his first major hit, reaching No. 2. 1965, The Lovin’ Spoonful release “Do You Believe in Magic.” The debut single goes to No. 9. 1967, Jerry Lee Lewis kicks off his first English tour since he was hounded out of the country for being […]

Today in Rock History – May 1st

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1965, Herman’s Hermits started a three week run at No.1 in the singles chart with ‘Mrs Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter’. 1966, The Beatles played a 15-minute live set on stage for the last time in the UK when they appeared at the NME Poll Winners concert at Wembley Empire Pool. The Beatles set […]

Today in Rock History – May 1st

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1967, 32 year old Elvis Presley married 21 year old Priscilla Beaulieu, a girl he first met in 1959 when she was just 14 years old. When Elvis got out of the army in 1960, Beaulieu moved into the singer’s Graceland mansion with her family”s blessing. The wedding ceremony took place at the Aladdin Hotel […]