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Throwback Thursday: This Week in History

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1958: The first Gold record album presented by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) was awarded to the soundtrack LP, 'Oklahoma'. The honor signified that the album had reached one million dollars in sales. The first Gold

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Throwback Thursday: This Week in History

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1944: Jeff Beck was born, guitarist. Beck worked with Screaming Lord Sutch before replacing Eric Clapton in The Yardbirds. As a solo artist, he released the 1967 single 'Hi-Ho Silver Lining', before forming The Jeff Beck Group, which featured Rod Stewart on vocals and Ron Wood on bass. His 1975 album

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Throwback Thursday: This Week in History

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1938: Don 'Sugarcane' Harris was born. US guitarist, pianist, 50's duo Don & Dewey. Worked with Little Richard, John Mayall and Frank Zappa. Died on 30th November 1999.

1942: Paul McCa

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Throwback Thursday: This Week in History

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1963: The Beatles, on the last night of their tour with Roy Orbison, performed at King George's Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire. It was during this tour that The Beatles' fans started throwing jelly babies at them while they were on stage, after an off-the-cuff remark on television that George Harrison enjoyed eating them.

1965: The Be

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Throwback Thursday: This Week in History

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1942: Glenn Wallichs launched Capitol Records in the US. The label became home to such artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Glen Campbell, Steve Miller, Dr. Hook, Bob Seger

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Throwback Thursday: This Week in History

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1964: Eleven boys were suspended from a school in Coventry, England for having Mick Jagger haircuts.

1964: Pirate radio station 'Sutch' was started by Screaming Lord Sutch, broadcasting from former army fort 'Shivering Sands' in The Thames Estuary.

1966: The Beatles recorded 'Y

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