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    Birthdays

    1932: Michel Legrand

    1942: Paul Jones (Manfred Mann)

    1944: Nicky Hopkins, session piano player who worked with The Rolling Stones, Jeff Beck, The Beatles, John Lennon, The Who and The Small Faces. Hopkins died on September 6th 1994.

    History, Charts, News and Events

    1956: Looking for a legal loophole with which to shut down rock and roll shows, police in Cleveland, OH enforce a 1931 ordinance forbidding minors from dancing without adult supervision. 1973: Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly With His Song" hits #1.

    1975 : Led Zeppelin, Physical Graffiti released.

    1976 : The Eagles' Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) becomes the first "platinum" album for selling over one million copies. The platinum designation originated in 1976. (there you go compilation collectors!)

    1990 : The Byrds' David Crosby, Roger McGuinn, and Chris Hillman reunite for the first time in years at a tribute concert for the recently deceased Roy Orbison, performing "Mr. Tambourine Man" and "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)."

    1993 : Eric Clapton wins big at the Grammy Awards, taking 3 awards for "Tears In Heaven," two more for his album Unplugged , and the Best Rock Song award for his acoustic version of "Layla."

    1998: England's Queen Elizabeth II knights Elton John during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
    Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
    Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
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