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June 28, 2016

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On this day in 2016, Elvis Presley’s original guitarist Scotty Moore dies at age 84. Moore, who played on rock classics like “Heartbreak Hotel” and [...]

December 6, 1988

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On this day in 1988, Roy Orbison died of heart attack. Orbison had begun an exhaustive schedule. His second chance at stardom had surprised him; he was quoted as saying, [...]

November 22, 1963

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On this day in 1963, President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Texas while riding in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza. His death impacted the entire world. Songs are [...]

November 18, 1972

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On this day in 1972, guitarist for the group Crazy Horse, Danny Whitten died from a lethal combination of Valium and alcohol which he was taking to try overcome a heroin [...]

October 12, 1997

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On this day in 1997, John Denver, an avid amateur pilot, was the victim of a fatal plane crash. The airplane he was flying had a fuel selection valve behind the pilot’s [...]

September 19, 2008

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On this day in 2008, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and DJ AM were seriously injured in a jet crash that killed four other people on board. The plane hurtled off the end of [...]

September 16, 1977

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On this day in 1977, Marc Bolan of T. Rex was killed in an auto mobile accident at age 29. Born Mark Feld, Bolan was well known for being an English singer-songwriter, [...]

September 12, 1979

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On this day in 1979,  ABC-TV’s 20/20 program aired a report questioning the official cause of Elvis Presley’s death titled, “The Elvis Cover-Up.” The [...]

July 6, 1971

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On this day in 1971, Louis Armstrong passed away in Corona, Queens, New York of a heart attack while in his sleep. He was just a month shy of his 70th [...]

April 17, 1960

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On this day in 1960, Eddie Cochran, famous singer of “Summertime Blues” died while in England when the taxi he was riding in crashed. According to his fiancé, [...]
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