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April 17

On this day in 1998, Linda McCartney died after a long battle against cancer

On this day in 1960, 21-year-old Eddie Cochran was killed in England when the taxi he was travelling in crashed into a lamppost… 41 more words

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April 16

On this day in 1999, Skip Spence, (Jefferson Airplane, Moby Grape) died of lung cancer at age 52

Remembering Dusty Springfield, born this day in 1939… 21 more words

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April 15

Punk pioneer Joey Ramone died today in 2001 after losing a long battle with lymphatic cancer. He was 49

Today in 1971, The Beatles won the Academy Award for best original song score for “Let It Be” 28 more words

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April 14

Singer, songwriter and actor Anthony Newley died of cancer on this day in 1999

Loretta Lynn was born on this day in 1935

Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple) is 70 today… 16 more words

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April 13

Remembering Lowell George who was born on this day in 1945

Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane) is 71 years old today

Al Green is 69 today… 23 more words

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April 12

Today in 2008, Lou Reed married his third wife, the conceptual artist Laurie Anderson

Herbie Hancock is celebrating his 75th birthday today

John Kay (Steppenwolf) is 71 years old today… 27 more words

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April 11

On this day in 1961, Bob Dylan played his first live gig in New York City

Today in 1981, Eddie Van Halen married Valerie Bertinelli… 39 more words

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