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the year 1962
Neil Sedaka plays at The Peppermint Lounge, Peoria, Illinois, USA. (1962)
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the year 2012
Michael Nesmith plays at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland. (2012)
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G u i t a r
San Franciscan twin-guitar band Quicksilver Messenger Service play the second of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1968)
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C h i c a g o
Jimmy Rogers records If It Ain't Me [Who Are You Thinking Of], with Big Walter Horton on harmonica, Otis Spann on piano and Willie Dixon on bass, in Chicago, IIlinois, USA, for Chess Records. (1956)
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T h e   B l u e s
Jimmie Revard And His Oklahoma Playboys record Big Daddy Blues for Bluebird Records in the Texas Hotel, San Antonio, Texas, USA. (1936)
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the 1950s
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Michael Jackson
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the last of three nights at The Palace of Auburn Hills, Rochester, Minnesota, to an audience of 16,670. (1988)
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Bob Dylan
When Bob Dylan plays a concert at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA, his parents, Abe and Beatrice ?Beatty? Zimmerman, are in the audience. (1963)
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J a z z
Miles Davis has his first recording session for Columbia Records – while he is still under contract to Prestige Records. (1955)
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the year 2011
Coldplay begin their Mylo Xyloto tour with a show for American Express Unstaged, at the Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas, Madrid, Spain, Europe. The show is streamed globally on YouTube. (2011)
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the year 1960
Mr Custer by Charlie Drake enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No10. The track is produced by George Martin, who will find fame as producer of The Beatles. (1960)
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the year 1961
The Ray Bryant Septet record Twist On, Twist City and other tracks for Columbia Records in New York City, USA. (1961)
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San Francisco
The Great Society re-record new versions of Free Advice and That?s How It Is at Golden State Recorders, San Francisco, California, USA. The group includes vocalist and songwriter Grace Slick, later to join Jefferson Airplane. (1965)
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