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the year 1962
UK folk trio The Springfields, featuring Dusty Springfield, have a day of promotional appearances in New York City, USA. (1962)
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the year 2012
Revered blues singer and pianist Jimmy McCracklin dies aged 91 after a long illness in San Pablo, California, USA. (2012)
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G u i t a r
The Classics, with Neil Young on guitar, play at St Ignacious CYO, Winnipeg, Canada. (1962)
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C h i c a g o
Andrew Bird plays at The First Presbyterian Church, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2012)
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T h e   B l u e s
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the 1950s
Little Willie John, The Drifters and James Brown play the sixth night in a week of dates at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. (1959)
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Michael Jackson
On the HIStory World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the last of four nights at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, to an audience of 45,000. (1996)
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Bob Dylan
The fund-raising triple-album, Concert For Bangladesh is released in the USA on Apple Records, featuring live performances from George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Ravi Shankar and others. (1971)
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J a z z
Blues vocalist Rosetta Howard records the Big Bill Broonzy song Plow Hand Blues for Columbia Records in Chicago, Illinois. (1947)
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the year 2011
Sean Bonniwell of influential 1960s garage band The Music Machine dies aged 71 from lung cancer at a medical center in Visalia, California, USA. (2011)
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the year 1960
Ray Peterson plays the twentieth night of a six week run at The Dunes, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (1960)
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the year 1961
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK. (1961)
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San Francisco
Canned Heat, The Youngbloods and the Blues Image, play the last of three nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA. (1970)
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Ray Charles enters the UK singles chart with Yesterday, written by Paul McCartney of The Beatles. His version will peak at No44. (1967)
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