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Today In Rock History
1833 -- Johannes Brahms BIRTHDAY
1840 -- Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky BIRTHDAY
1903 -- Bing Crosby BIRTHDAY
1961 -- Phil Campbell (Motorhead) BIRTHDAY
1972 -- Reginald Dwight legally changes his name to Elton Hercules John.
1972 -- Rolling Stones release Exile on Main Street
1973 -- George Harrison releases Give Me Love [Single]
1980 -- Black Sabbath, with vocalist Ronnie James Dio, begin a four night stand at London’s Hammersmith Odeon Theater to promote Heaven & Hell
1994 -- Blur's Parklife goes to No.1 on the UK Charts
2003 -- Pete Townshend cleared on charges of possessing child pornographic images
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