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the year 1962
Duane Eddy continues with his eight week season at The Beachcomber Club, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA. (1962)
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the year 2012
On the North American leg of her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Plains of Abraham Site, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. (2012)
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G u i t a r
Fourteen year old James Marshall Hendrix [later to become Jimi Hendrix] sees Elvis Presley perform at Sicks Stadium, Seattle, Washington, USA. (1957)
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C h i c a g o
First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the tenth night in a month of dates at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1966)
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T h e   B l u e s
Fourteen year old James Marshall Hendrix [later to become Jimi Hendrix] sees Elvis Presley perform at Sicks Stadium, Seattle, Washington, USA. (1957)
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the 1950s
Both sides of Elvis Presley's debut single are on the local singles chart in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Blue Moon Of Kentucky reaches No1 while That's All Right is at No7. (1954)
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Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson releases his album Bad in the UK. (1987)
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Bob Dylan
Having crashed his motorcycle at the end of July, Bob Dylan is recuperating at the home of his doctor, Ed Thaler, in Middletown, New York State. (1966)
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J a z z
Manhattan Transfer play at the Chester Fritz Auditorium, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. (1981)
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the year 2011
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, Vermont, USA. (2011)
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the year 1960
Sam Phillips, owner of Sun Records, opens a new recording studio at 639 Madison Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. (1960)
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the year 1961
Jackie Wilson plays at The Rainbow Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA. (1961)
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San Francisco
Chris Martin of Coldplay makes a solo live appearance at the annual Apple Event in San Francisco, California, USA. (2010)
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Liverpool
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes, including drummer Ringo Starr, are fulfilling a three month residency at the Rock And Calypso Ballroom, Butlins, Skegness, UK. (1961)
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