July 25

On this day in 1965, the ever changing Bob Dylan ‘plugged in’ 
for his headlining set at The Newport Folk Festival

Today in 1969, Neil Young appeared with Crosby, Stills and Nash 
for the very first time at The Fillmore in New York

On this day in 1984, Willie Mae ‘Big Mama’ Thornton died 
at the age of 58 in LA of heart and liver complications

Today in 1990, Bruce Springsteen became a father when Patti Sciafa 
gave birth to a baby boy, Evan James

Bennie Benjamin of Motown’s famed ‘The Funk Brothers’ was born today in 1925

Jim McCarty, drummer for The Yardbirds was born today in 1943

Today in 1989, Steve Rubell, one of the owners of Studio 54, 
died of AIDS-related causes at age 45

‘Back in Black’, AC/DC’s seminal album was released today in 1980


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