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1967 - The Beatles scored their 14th U.S. No. 1 with "All You Need Is Love." Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Keith Moon, Graham Nash, Marianne Faithfull, and Walker Brother Gary Leeds all sang backing vocals on the track.

1968 - After 58 episodes, the final Monkees TV show airs on NBC. Since the its initial run, almost every major cable network has aired re-runs of the show, including a popular stint on CBS from 1969-1972.

1972 - The Midnight Special debuts on NBC. At first just a one-off special presentation, the next year it is launched as a regular show, with Wolfman Jack serving as announcer. The first performance is "Slippin' Into Darkness" by War.

1988 - Patsy Cline's "Crazy" and Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog" were announced as the most-played jukebox songs of the device's first 100 years. The jukebox had been around since 1906, but earlier models had been first seen in 1889.

2008 - Saxophonist LeRoi Moore, a founding member of the Dave Matthews Band, died aged 46. He died from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident in June on his Virginia farm.

2013 - Kate Bush requested fans did not take any photographs or video using mobile devices at her 22-date run of performances in London. Posting on her website, she wrote: "I very much want to have contact with you as an audience, not with iPhones, iPads or cameras." She repeated the request before a string of London dates in 2014.


Johnny Nash was born on this day in 1940. His biggest mark in the '70s with the reggae hits "I Can See Clearly Now" and "Stir It Up" (written and later recorded by Bob Marley).

Regine Chassagne of Arcade Fire is 46.

John Deacon, Queen bassist is 71. wrote 2 of their biggest hits, "You're My Best Friend" and "Another One Bites The Dust."

Ian Gillan of Deep Purple is 77.

Ginger Baker founder and drummer in Cream, one time Colorado resident and organizer of the Mile High Polo Club ( board of directors included avid polo fan/gonzo laureate Hunter Thompson and Denver trumpeter Ron Miles) was born on this day in 1939. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

On this Day In Music History was sourced from This Day in Music, Song Facts and Wikipedia.

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