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This Day In Rock 6/3/13

2011 - Gunsmoke actor James Arness dies of natural causes at 88.
 
2006 - Metallica opens a European tour in Germany by playing Master of Puppets in its entirety.
 
1991 - Willie Nelson releases Who'll Buy My Memories--The I-R-S Tapes. Proceeds from sales go toward paying off the 16-million-dollars in back taxes he owes.
 
1977 - British department stores announce that they will not sell The Sex Pistols' "God Save the Queen" single.
 
1972- The Rolling Stones begin their North American Exile on Main Street tour in Vancouver, with Stevie Wonder as their opening act.
 
1972 - The Eagles have their first hit, as "Take It Easy" breaks onto the Billboard single chart.
 
1970 - Jimi Hendrix's Band of Gypsys album goes gold.
 
1970 - Ray Davies flies from New York to London to re-record one word in The Kinks' "Lola." Due to a B-B-C policy barring commercial references in songs, "Coca-Cola" has to be sung as "cherry cola" in order to receive airplay.
 
1969 - Elton John's first album, Empty Sky, is released in Britain. The L-P won't show up on U-S shelves until 1976.
 
1967 - On American Bandstand, Jefferson Airplane mime to "White Rabbit" and "Somebody to Love" and Dick Clark interviews Otis Redding by phone.
 
1967 - The Doors' "Light My Fire" debuts on the Billboard singles chart. Two months later, the song reaches number-one.
 
1964 - Ringo Starr collapses in London after a photo session for The Saturday Evening Post the day before a European tour begins. The Beatles' drummer is admitted to London's University College Hospital with tonsillitis and a throat infection.
 
1964 - The Rolling Stones record "Tell Me," "I Just Want to Make Love to You" and "Not Fade Away" for upcoming episodes of A-B-C's Hollywood Palace.
 


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