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Apple pays for the Beatles’ apple and Hendrix gets his guitar back in today’s Rock History!

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1975

Neil Sedaka’s comeback continued with his second number one hit of the year, “Bad Blood”.

1991

Apple Computer settled a lawsuit launched by The Beatles’ record company, Apple Corporation, over name and logo rights. The computer company reportedly paid about $29 million to settle the suit.

2004

Buffalo Springfield bassist Bruce Palmer died of an apparent heart attack at the age of 58. He had been inducted with his band mates into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.

2015

Experience Hendrix LLC, the company that runs Jimi Hendrix’s estate, announced that it was suing a Tucson music shop for the return of a guitar once owned by the legendary performer. The shop owner claimed that the acoustic Black Widow guitar, which was valued between $750,000 and $1,000,000, was purchased in good faith from another owner.

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