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Clapton gets his Beatle on and Rock n Roll lost a Fogerty in Today’s Rock History!

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1968

Eric Clapton records the guitar solo for the Beatles’ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, becoming the first non-Beatle to appear on one of their recordings

 1969

 Bob Dylan’s “Lay Lady Lay” peaks at #7 on the Billboard singles chart.

1975

Glen Campbell topped the Billboard Pop chart with “Rhinestone Cowboy”, selling over 4 million copies in the process

1990

 48 year old Tom Fogerty, rhythm guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival, died of respiratory failure. A lack of opportunity to sing and record his own songs led him to leave the band in 1971. He continued to tour and turn out new music until his death.

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