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1956 - Little Richard scored his first R&B No.1 hit with “Slippin’ and Slidin’,” while the B-side, “Long Tall Sally,” became his first Top 10 pop hit.
1967 - Pink Floyd recorded their first single, “Arnold Layne.”
1970 - Oklahoma City fined Jefferson Airplane $1,000 for using profanity during a concert.
1980 - The Doobie Brothers struck Grammy Gold with their “What a Fool Believes.” The song won for Record and Song of the Year.
2001 - Santana returned to his Mexican hometown, Autlan De Navarro, after a 46-year absence. There he received keys to the city, while the town’s main street was named for the guitarist. Additionally, a statue was unveiled honoring Santana and his father, a prominent local musician.
1954 Neil Schon of Journey and Santana
1957 Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden
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