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This Day In Rock 3/28/13

2010 - Rush is inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in Toronto.

2005 - Queen start their first tour with former Free and Bad Company vocalist Paul Rodgers in London.
 
1996- Singer-drummer Phil Collins announces that he is leaving Genesis to concentrate on his solo career.
 
1994- Two thousand Pearl Jam fans without tickets push through fences to get into the band's show in Miami, Florida, causing riot police to move in. There are five injuries and four arrests.
 
1979- One day into his 47-date US tour, Eric Clapton weds Patti Boyd - George Harrison's ex-wife and the inspiration for "Layla" - in Tucson, Arizona.
 
1976 - In Buffalo, New York, Genesis kick off their first North American tour since Peter Gabriel's departure the previous year. Drummer Phil Collins is now also the band's lead singer.
 
1974 - A streaker runs onto the set of The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson.
 
1973- The Doobie Brothers release "Long Train Running," the first single off their third album, The Captain and Me. It will become their first Top Ten, peaking at number-8.
 
1969- In London, Ringo Starr says The Beatles will make no further public appearances. John Lennon contradicts him, saying the band will make several during the year. (Ringo was right.)
 
1967- Van Morrison records "Brown Eyed Girl" at A&R Studios in New Take-22 will be used for the single that becomes the Irish rocker's U.S. breakthrough.
 
1965- The Rolling Stones top the British singles charts with "The Last Time."
 
 



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