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This Day In Rock History – April 16th

This Day In Rock History – April 16th

April 16


This will not help sales.  Elektra Records drops Detroit’s MC5 after the band takes out an ad in a local paper with the company logo and reads “Fuck Hudsons.” They were  protesting the Michigan department store’s refusal to carry their albums. Just a thought:  Hudson’s carried a lot of other Elektra product.  You gotta pick your battles.

The life and death of Hudson's department store


James Paul McCartney, Paul’s first TV special, airs on ABC.  This is in the Wings era and features subtle reminders that Paul was still productive after the Beatles

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Canton native Boz Scaggs is beaten unconscious by two bouncers.when he tries to visit friend Bobby “Blue” Bland backstage at the famed Antone’s in Austin, Texas.

Location, Directions & Parking - Antone's Nightclub, Austin, TX


KISS make an appearance in full make-up at the 38th Grammy Awards to announce a reunion tour.  It’s the first time all four members have appeared together in fifteen years.

Tupac and Kiss at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards on... - Eclectic Vibes
Mike Olszewski

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