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A Dead member is found dead and Queen’s Last Show in today’s Rock History!

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1958

17 year old Cliff Richard signed a record deal with EMI, where he would enjoy the bulk of his hit records.

1975

The Bee Gees had the first of several Disco style hits in the US when “Jive Talkin” topped the Billboard Hot 100

 1995

53-year-old Jerry Garcia, leader of The Grateful Dead, died at a California rehabilitation centre. The official cause of death was a heart attack brought on by hardening of the arteries. He was reportedly buried in a red T-shirt and sweatpants.

 1986

 Queen gave what would be their last ever ‘live’ performance when they appeared at Knebworth Festival.

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