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This Day In Rock 11/27/12

2007- John Mellencamp announces to the crowd at his show in Erie, Pennsylvania, "I got a phone call today. I found out I'm in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame."
 
2000- The Who wrap up a U-K tour in London by headlining a benefit for the Teenage Cancer Trust at Royal Albert Hall. Bryan Adams joins in on "Behind Blue Eyes."
 
2000- The Beatles' One album lives up to its title and enters the charts at the top.
 
1995 - The Beatles Anthology I sets a first-week sales record of 1.2 million copies.
 
1988-Michael Jordan scores 52 points in the Bulls' 128-123 loss to the Nuggets. His 30-point fourth quarter is the second-highest last-period output in N-B-A history.
 
1983- Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Charlie Watts, Joe Cocker, Bill Wyman, Paul Rodgers, Kenny Jones and Ronnie Lane kick off the ARMS (Action Research Into Multiple Sclerosis) tour in Dallas.
 
1981 - A Thanksgiving concert by The Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers Band in Orlando, Florida is canceled after only 10-thousand of 60-thousand tickets are sold.
 
1980 - Dave Williams of the Chicago Bears becomes the first player in N-F-L history to return a kick for a touchdown in overtime.
 
1978- Drummer Rick Allen joins Def Leppard.
 
1976 - Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys appears on Saturday Night Live, singing and taking part in sketches.
 
1976- Queen releases "Somebody to Love."
 
1972- The London Symphony Orchestra version of The Who's Tommy, with lots of big name guest vocalists, is released. The album goes gold.
 
1970 - George Harrison releases All Things Must Pass. The three-L-P set will soon reach number-one.
 
1969 - The Rolling Stones perform the first of four concerts in two days at New York's Madison Square Garden. Highlights of the shows, recorded for the album Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out, include "Honky Tonk Women," "Jumpin' Jack Flash," "Sympathy for the Devil" and "Street Fighting Man."
 
1968 - Steppenwolf's self-titled debut album, containing "Born to Be Wild" and "Magic Carpet Ride," is certified gold.
 
1967 -The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour is released
 


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