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A Beatles break and Bye-bye to Buckingham in Today’s Rock History!

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1970

Paul McCartney announces a “temporary break with The Beatles,” citing “personal differences” and adding that he will no longer record with John Lennon. Paul disapproved of Yoko Ono and of Beatles financial advisor Allen Klein

 1977

ABBA earned their only number 1 hit in the United States when “Dancing Queen” went to the top. The song also led the charts in 13 other countries.

 1988

Dave Prater of Sam And Dave was killed in a car accident near Sycamore, Georgia while driving to his mother’s house. He was 50 years old.

 2018

 Fleetwood Mac officially announced that they had fired guitarist Lindsey Buckingham and replaced him with Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House for their upcoming tour.

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