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Today in Rock History – November 3

Here’s what happened today in Rock History for November 3: 1967 Pink Floyd make their US debut at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. The tour will come to an early end when Syd Barrett displays increasingly strange behavior, refusing to lip-sync to “Arnold Layne” on American Bandstand and refusing to answer questions on The Pat Boone Show. 1972 James Taylor and …

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Good News – Kid Restores Faith in Humanity [video]

Need some good news? Sometimes it feels like the world has gone haywire and nobody cares about anybody anymore.  Then you see this video of this kid who came across an empty bowl of candy on Halloween.  I’m not crying – YOU’RE crying.   Leslie Hodges shares this Nest Cam video of a kid who discovers an empty candy bowl …

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Today in Rock History – November 1

Here’s what happened today in Rock History for November 1: 1964 The Dave Clark Five appear on The Ed Sullivan Show singing their hit “Glad All Over”. Sullivan likes them much better than The Rolling Stones, saying that unlike the latter, the DC5 are “nice, neat boys.” 1965 Rochester, New York police halt a Rolling Stones concert until over 3,500 screaming fans return to order. …

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Today in Rock History – October 31

Here’s what happened today in Rock History:  1963 Ed Sullivan sees 50,000 fans cheer The Beatles at London’s Heathrow Airport and later books them for three appearances on his TV show early the next year. I couldn’t find a video of that fateful day, but here are the boys from the same year.  Good little band.   1964 The Supremes achieve …

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