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This Day In Rock History – March 29th

This Day In Rock History – March 29th

March 29


Glen Campbell gets the nod from the Smothers Brothers when they make him the host of the Summer Replacement Variety Hour.

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967)

March 29


That’s enough of that.  Tina Turner’s divorce from her husband Ike become s final after a 14-year ordeal.

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Chicago antique dealer Ron Selle, a part-time musician and songwriter, files suit against the Bee Gees, Paramount Pictures and Polygram Records. Selle claims The Bee Gees’ “How Deep is Your Love” plagiarized two sections of a song he wrote called “Let it End”. Selle won the case , but the group would successfully appeal the decision in 1983.

Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love (1977, Vinyl) - Discogs


A three hour tribute at New York’s Radio City Music Hall honors the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson. Performers include Paul Simon, Billy Joel, The Go-Gos, and a trio of Carly Simon, David Crosby, and Jimmy Webb. Additional songs from Ann and Nancy Wilson, Elton John, and Aimee Mann. Brian Wilson took the stage for the final three songs, “Barbara Ann,” “Surfin’ U.S.A.,” and “Fun, Fun, Fun.”


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