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the year 1962
Phil Everly heads the bill on a package tour at the ABC, Cambridge, UK. The show is supposed to star The Everly Brothers, but Don Everly collapsed after a suicide attempt in London's Savoy Hotel. Other acts on the bill include Frank Ifield, Ketty Lester and The Vernons Girls. (1962)
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the year 2012
Submotion Orchestra play at The Duchess, York, UK. (2012)
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G u i t a r
The Yardbirds (featuring Eric Clapton on guitar), play at The Cavern, Liverpool, UK. (1964)
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C h i c a g o
The Grateful Dead play the second of two nights at The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1971)
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T h e   B l u e s
Under the name Little Boy Fuller, Piedmont-style blues guitarist Richard Trice records Shake Your Stuff, Lazy Bug Blues, I'm Leaving Here and Got To Hurry for Savoy Records in New York City, USA. (1917)
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the 1950s
The Isley Brothers, produced by Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore, record That Lucky Old Sun, When The Saints Go Marching In and Ring-A-Ling-A-Ling for RCA Records in New York City, USA. (1959)
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Michael Jackson
On a day off during his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson visits a hospital and a toy shop in Santiago, Chile. (1993)
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Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan plays at the University Of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio. (1978)
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J a z z
Louis Armstrong and his All Stars star in Show Of The Week - Louis Armstrong and his All Stars, on BBC tv in the UK. (1968)
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the year 2011
Five Finger Death Punch play at The 1st Bank Center, Broomfield, Colorado, USA. (2011)
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the year 1960
Fats Domino and Dante And The Evergreens appear on tv show Saturday Prom in the USA. (1960)
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the year 1961
Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers play at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK. (1961)
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San Francisco
Country Joe and The Fish play the second of two nights at the Avalon, San Francisco, supported by Loading Zone. (1966)
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Tony Christie plays on the opening night of the Electric Proms, Royal Daffodil Ferry, Liverpool, UK. (2008)
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