America USA will be celebrating her birthday, number 246th so our spotlight next month will the musical group America 

America is a British-American rock band formed in London in 1970 by Dewey BunnellDan Peek and Gerry Beckley. The trio met as sons of US Air Force personnel stationed in London, where they began performing live. Achieving significant popularity in the 1970s, the trio was famous for its close vocal harmonies and light acoustic folk rock sound. The band released a string of hit albums and singles, many of which found airplay on pop/soft rock stations.

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On This Day What Happened

 

1975 - Roy Harper
Pink Floyd, Captain Beefheart, Steve Miller and Roy Harper all appeared at The Knebworth Festival, England, tickets cost £3.50. Pink Floyd premiered their new album Wish You Were Here with the help of Spitfires, pyrotechnics and an exploding plane which flies into the stage.

 

 

1975 - Keith Richards
Rolling Stone Keith Richards was arrested by the highway patrol in Arkansas on charges of reckless driving and possessing an offensive weapon, a seven-inch hunting knife.

1978 - The Rolling Stones

The manufacturing of Some Girls the new album by The Rolling Stones was halted at EMI's pressing plant after complaints from celebrities including Lucille Ball who were featured in mock advertisements on the album sleeve.

 

 

 

 

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1950 - Huey Lewis

 

SIMON & GARFUNKEL - Bridge Over Troubled Water
BEATLES - Let It Be
JACKSON 5 - I'll Be There
CARPENTERS - Close To You
GEORGE HARRISON - My Sweet Lord
BEATLES - The Long and Winding Road
SLY & THE FAMILY STONE - Thank You Falletinme Be Mice Elf Agin
LED ZEPPELIN - Whole Lotta Love
B.J. THOMAS - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
GUESS WHO - American Woman
JACKSON 5 - ABC
NEIL DIAMOND - Cracklin' Rosie
SMOKEY ROBINSON & THE MIRACLES - Tears of a Clown
SANTANA - Evil Ways
RARE EARTH - Get Ready
JOHN ONO LENNON - Instant Karma
ERIC BURDON & WAR - Spill The Wine
CHICAGO - 25 or 6 to 4
STEVIE WONDER - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
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