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Everclear hit the road to support their "Ten Years Gone: The Best of Everclear 1994-2004" collection. The trek begins in Johnson City, TN. Ticket holders receive a free CD titled "Closure," featuring previously unreleased tracks. That's worth the price of admission. 2004
1950's  Elvis Presley makes a second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. He performs "Don’t Be Cruel," "Hound Dog" and "Love Me Tender." 1956

William Reid, of the Jesus & Mary Chain, has a birthday. The guitarist-composer is from Glasgow, Scotland. 1958

Buddy Holly & The Crickets make their last national TV appearance. They lip-synch "It's So Easy" on American Bandstand. 1958
1960's  A Liverpool music fan asks record store-owner Brian Epstein about a record called "My Bonnie" by The Beatles. Epstein doesn't have the record but decides to seek out the group, eventually becoming their manager. 1961

The two-day TAMI (Teen Age Music International) Show begins at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, CA. On the bill are the Rolling Stones, James Brown, Chuck Berry, the Beach Boys, Jan & Dean and Marvin Gaye. Think fans got their money's worth? 1964

Fistful Of Mercy’s Benjamin "Ben" Chase Harper is born in Claremont, CA. 1969
1970's  Linda Ronstadt's "Hasten Down The Wind" is a certified platinum album (over 1 million sales). 1976

The album "Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols" hits America. 1977

Steve Perry makes his debut as Journey's vocalist. He sings during the encore on the group's final night of a three-show stand in San Francisco. 1977

1980's  Aerosmith's "Love In An Elevator," rises all the way to #5 on the U.S. pop chart. 1989
"The Beatles Anthology 3" is released. The set tops the U.S. album chart. 1996

The Strokes unfurl their "Room On Fire" album featuring lead-off single "12:51." 2003

"In Time: The Best of R.E.M." is released. The set contains their hits plus two new songs, "Bad Day" and "Animal," and an acoustic version of "Pop Song '89." 2003

KoRn frontman Jonathan Davis introduces South Park's Halloween episode titled KoRn's Groovy Pirate Ghost Mystery. The plot? KoRn help the South Park kids scare off fifth-grade bullies. 2004

Bruce Springsteen performs at John Kerry campaign rallies in Madison, WI, and Columbus, OH. The appearances are in key states where the voting (President George Bush or Kerry) could go either way. 2004

The Black Crowes play at the Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans. An injured Rich Robinson plays guitar while seated after hobbling onstage on crutches. Fall Out Boy, Coheed & Cambria, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Kings Of Leon also perform during the festival. 2007

The first-ever exhibition of Bob Dylan's artwork opens at the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz museum in Chemnitz, Germany. On display are more than 200 Dylan watercolor and gouache adaptations of photolithographs from his '94 book, Drawn Blank. 2007

Bloc Party's "Intimacy" drops in the U.S. Also, Kaiser Chiefs unfurl their third studio album, "Off With Their Heads." "A Hundred Million Suns," the fifth studio album from Snow Patrol, is out. And Eagles Of Death Metal issue "Heart On," with the songs "Prissy Prancin'" and "I'm Your Torpedo." 2008

The soundtrack to the James Bond film Quantum of Solace is released. Raconteurs/White Stripes' Jack White and R&B singer Alicia Keys perform the theme song "Another Way To Die." White also wrote and produced the track. The movie opens 11 days later. 2008

Booker T. & the MGs, Al Kooper (Bob Dylan collaborator including keyboards on "Like A Rolling Stone") and Buddy Holly's backing band, the Crickets are among the inductees at the Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum Awards Show in Nashville. "There would probably be no Beatles or Rolling Stones without them," says Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards of the Crickets during a backstage interview. 2008

U2's 360 world tour concludes in Vancouver, B.C. The trek began four-months earlier in Barcelona, Spain. The U.S. leg kicked off with a September show in Chicago. 2009
2010's  Slash (Guns N' Roses/Velvet Revolver) and Fergie (Black Eyed Peas) release the video for their duet "Beautiful Dangerous." Fergie appears as an obsessive Slash fan who wears nothing more than panties and a revealing leopard-print top. "I'm a guy and there's nothing sexier than seeing a cute girl sing Rock n' Roll," says Slash. The song is from Slash's self-titled debut solo album. 2010

Disturbed premiere The Asylum Interactive Experience. The game, based on the group's '10 release "Asylum," contains exclusive songs. 2010

Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton are featured on the Little Black Songbook application for iPhone and iPad. There are lyrics and guitar chords for their biggest songs. 2010

Soundgarden headline the Voodoo Fest in New Orleans. It's the group's first show in the Big Easy since '96. 2011

Alice Cooper appears at the London's BFI Southbank stage for a discussion of his favorite horror films and how the genre complemented his career. 2011

The Allman Brothers Band play what they say is their final show, appropriately, at the Beacon Theatre in New York City where the band had an annual residency - they performed at the venue over 200 times since '89. 2014

The Lyrics: Since 1962 contains every Bob Dylan lyric ever written. With over 900 pages the hardcover book retails for $200. Signed copies go for as much as $5,000. 2014

Drummer Mick Fleetwood’s memoir, Play On: Now, Then, and Fleetwood Mac: The Autobiography is available. Critics claim the book is little more than a rehash of his '90 autobiography Fleetwood: My Life and Adventures in Fleetwood Mac, with a couple added chapters covering the last twenty-five years. 2014

"Bohemian Rhapsody," Queen's '75 hit, is named the most uplifting song in a BBC poll. Respondents say the song makes them "feel perkier when they are sick or faced with hard times." 2014

Brooks Wackerman announces his departure from Bad Religion, a band he'd been with since '01, explaining in a statement that it was time for him "to pursue another path." The drummer joins Avenged Sevenfold less than a week later. 2015

The Cult play their first show with bass player Grant Fitzpatrick at Stubb's Bar-B-Q in Austin, TX. 2015

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