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A Pie goes gold and the Beatles last recording session in Today’s Rock History!

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1970

 “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head”, taken from the soundtrack of the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, becomes BJ Thomas’ third US Top Ten hit and his first number one.

1972

 Don McLean received a Gold record for his single “American Pie”, which reached #1 in the US, selling over three million copies.

 2014

 Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers passed away from complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the age of 74.

1970

 What would prove to be The Beatles’ final recording session is held at EMI’s Abby Road Studios. The last song they ever played together was “I Me Mine”, which became the title of George Harrison’s autobiography a decade later.


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