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the year 1962
Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated continues its regular Thursday night residency at The Marquee, London, UK. (1962)
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the year 2012
It is announced that One Direction has sold over 12m albums, singles and DVDs in the past 12 months. The figures break down into 8m singles, 3m albums and 1m DVDs. The teen pop group has also racked up 480m YouTube views, 31m Twitter followers and 8.4m Facebook likes. (2012)
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G u i t a r
The Free Spirits [including guitar virtuoso Larry Coryell] play the first of five nights at The Ambassador Theater, Washington DC, USA. (1967)
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C h i c a g o
Judy Garland records her version of the popular song Chicago [That Todding Town] for Capitol Records, in London, UK. At the same session she also records Stormy Weather, Do It Again and Lucky Day. (1960)
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T h e   B l u e s
The Rolling Stones play at the Wooden Bridge Hotel, Guildford, UK. (1963)
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the 1950s
Australian hit-maker Johnny O'Keefe marries Marianne Renate Willinzik a 23-year-old hairdresser at St Therese's Catholic Church, Dover Heights, New South Wales, Australia. (1958)
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Michael Jackson
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Coliseum, Macon, Georgia. (1971)
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Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan continues recording the album Highway 61 Revisited, in Columbia Records' Studio A, New York City, USA. He works on songs including Highway 61 Revisited, Desolation Row and Ballad Of A Thin Man. (1965)
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J a z z
The musical review Chamberlain Brown's Scrap Book plays the second of eight days at The Ambassador Theatre, 219 West 49th Street, New York City, USA. The show features songs by Fats Waller, Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf and others. (1925)
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the year 2011
When Britney Spears' Femme Fatale Tour plays at Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York State, USA, Kanye West makes a surprise guest appearance during rapper Nicki Minaj's performance as opener of the show. (2011)
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the year 1960
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the year 1961
Brook Benton plays the twenty-second night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (1961)
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San Francisco
Muddy Waters plays the second of six nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Buffalo Springfield and Richie Havens. (1967)
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The Beatles play at The River Park Ballroom, Chester, UK. Freshly-sacked drummer Pete Best is supposed to play his final gig on this night but, not surprisingly, he doesn't turn up, and has to be hastily replaced with Johnny Hutchinson. (1962)
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