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the year 1962
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1962)
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the year 2012
Neil Young's 26th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert plays the second of two days at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA. This year's line-up includes Neil Young And Crazy Horse, Jack White, Guns N' Roses, The Flaming Lips, Sarah McLachlan, Foster The People, Lucinda Williams, Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang, Gary Clark Jr. and Ray LaMontagne. (2012)
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G u i t a r
The Jeff Beck Group, with Rod Stewart on vocals, plays at the University, Southampton, UK. (1967)
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C h i c a g o
At Chess Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Chuck Berry records Little Queenie and That's My Desire. (1958)
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T h e   B l u e s
Mike Bloomefield's Electric Flag play the second of three nights at The Cheetah, Santa Monica, California, USA, supported by Clearlight. (1967)
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the 1950s
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Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson, Carole King, P.Diddy, O-Town, ?Nsync, Backstreet Boys, Aerosmith, Mariah Carey, Rod Stewart, Destiny?s Child, Pink, Goo Goo Dolls, Train, Bette Midler and America play in the fund-raising United We Stand concert at RFK Stadium, Washington DC. The event is one of many raising funds for victims of the World Trade Center atrocity. (2001)
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Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler play at the Rockhal, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, Europe. (2011)
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J a z z
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra play on the CBS network's Camel Caravan radio show in The Manhattan Room, Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA. (1937)
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the year 2011
Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler play at the Rockhal, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, Europe. (2011)
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the year 1960
Jazz saxophonist John Coltrane is in Atlantic Recording Studios, New York City, recording Village Blues, The Night Has A Thousand Eyes and My Favourite Things. On the same day, The Miracles release a new single, Shop Around, on Tamla Records in the USA. (1960)
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the year 1961
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is Heartaches by The Marcels, entering at No57. (1961)
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San Francisco
The Grateful Dead, Lightnin? Hopkins and the Loading Zone play at the Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA. (1966)
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