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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 [...]

May 31, 1961

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On this day in 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the Army for three years. Hendrix was stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as a member of the Screaming Eagles fighting squad. [...]

October 15, 1991

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On this day in 1991, the first day of the Guitar Legends festival was held in Seville, Spain. The five-day festival included performances by Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Roger [...]

November 9, 1990

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On this day in 1990, the IRS knocked on Willie Nelson’s door. Nelson owed $16 million in back taxes. His assets, including master tapes, clothing and gold records, were [...]

October 30, 1988

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On this day in 1988, Kurt Cobain smashed his very first [...]

August 29, 1964

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On this day in 1964, Billboard magazine announced that guitar sales had been the highest in history since the arrival of Elvis [...]

May 1, 2006

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On this day in 2006, Guinness certified a new world record for most guitarists playing at the same time. 1,581 guitar players simultaneously performed Jimi Hendrix’s [...]

March 31, 1967

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On this day in 1967, while performing at the Astoria Theatre in London, Jimi Hendrix gave a landmark performance when he closed his set by setting fire to his 1965 Fender [...]
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