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Gravdigr 11-13-2018 02:18 PM

Izzat Freddie Mercury in da middle?

xoxoxoBruce 11-13-2018 04:03 PM

Yes it is, first band/group.

Gravdigr 12-06-2018 03:24 PM

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Dec 6, 1969

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The Rolling Stones played at the infamous free concert festival in Altamont, California. Security was provided by the Hell's Angels motorcycle club. Angels stabbed one man to death, another man drowned, two other men were killed in hit-and-run accidents, and two babies were born.

Now that's a party.:devil:



2013

The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival was sold at auction in New York for a record $965,000. The Fender Stratocaster had been in the possession of a New Jersey family for 48 years after Dylan left it on a private plane.

Gravdigr 12-08-2018 02:14 PM

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John Winston Lennon

October 9, 1940 - December 8, 1980

Gravdigr 12-08-2018 02:24 PM

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Dec 8, 2013

Heavy metal band Metallica perform a show in Antarctica (Freeze 'Em All), becoming the first band to perform on all seven continents.

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Full concert vid at the link.:devil:

Gravdigr 12-11-2018 06:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gravdigr (Post 999959)
December 11, 1964

♪ ♫"...so I got me a pencil
And a moleskin book
When I heard Bertha Franklin
Shot and killed Sam Cooke

I wrote down
December 11th 1964
Ain't gonna be 'Twistin
The Night Away' no more

It took 15 minutes
For the jury to decide
The cause o' death
Was justified homicide

Eliza Boyer wasn't called
By the prosecution
Then she was arrested
For prostitution

The Hacienda Motel
Had a busted down door
Sam's wallet and his money
Was never accounted for..."♪ ♫

~Count My Blessings by Ray Wylie Hubbard

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Jan 22, 1931 - Dec 11, 1964


Gravdigr 12-25-2018 10:05 AM

Johnny Ace (1954), Dean Martin (1995), Bryan MacLean (1998), James Brown (2006), Eartha Kitt (2008), Vic Chestnutt (2009), Tony Bellamy (2009), and George Michael (2016) all died on Christmas day.

O'Kelly Isley (1937), Noel Redding (1945), Jimmy Buffet (1946), Barbara Mandrell (1948), Annie Lennox (1954), Allanah Myles (1958), and Dido (1971) were all born on Christmas day.

Gravdigr 01-15-2019 12:31 PM

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Dolores O'Riordan (of The Cranberries)

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September 6, 1971 - January 15, 2018

From Wiki:

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O'Riordan died suddenly at the London Hilton on Park Lane hotel in Mayfair on 15 January 2018, at the age of 46, while in London for a recording session with Bad Wolves. The cause of death was not immediately made public, but an inquest held on 6 September ruled that she died as a result of accidental drowning in a bathtub due to sedation by alcohol intoxication. Empty bottles were found in O'Riordan's room (five miniature bottles and a champagne bottle) as well as some prescription drugs, but toxicology tests showed that her body contained only "therapeutic" amounts of these medications but 330 mg of alcohol per 100 ml of blood, a blood alcohol content of 0.33%.

Gravdigr 01-15-2019 12:37 PM

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January 15, 1948 - October 20, 1977

Born on this day, to Lacy and Marion Van Zant, a son, Ronald Wayne.

Gravdigr 01-16-2019 10:06 AM

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January 16, 1992

Eric Clapton recorded his unplugged session for MTV. The set which included his current hit single 'Tears in Heaven' and a reworked acoustic version of 'Layla', earned six Grammy Awards for the album including Record of the Year.



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1996 - Jamaican authorities opened fire on Jimmy Buffett's seaplane, Hemisphere Dancer, mistaking it for a drug trafficker's plane. U2 singer Bono was also on the plane; neither singer was injured in the incident. The incident inspired Buffett to write a song called 'Jamaica Mistaica'.

Gravdigr 01-18-2019 09:03 AM

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Nov 6, 1948 - January18, 2016

:blackr:

glatt 01-18-2019 11:17 AM

We're just at the beginning of a tidal wave of music legends about to buy the farm.

Gravdigr 01-21-2019 01:00 PM

I've been thinking like that, too.

Gravdigr 02-03-2019 10:55 AM

February 3, 1959 - The day the music died.

1967 - Producer Joe Meek shot his landlady Violet Shenton and then shot himself at his flat in London, Meek produced The Tornadoes hit 'Telstar', the first No.1 in the US by a British group. Meek was interested in spirituality and often attended sťances . At one such meeting in 1958 he was warned that Buddy Holly would die on February 3. Meek tried his best to find Holly when he was in London to warn him but failed in his mission. Holly died on February 3, 1959.

Gravdigr 02-07-2019 08:59 AM

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February 7, 1959

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Buddy Holly was buried in Lubbock, Texas. His tombstone reads "Holley", the correct spelling of his given surname and includes pictures of a guitar.


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