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Eddie Van Halen gets married and J. Geils gets lost in Today’s Rock History!

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1967

While flying back to London from the US, Paul McCartney writes “Magical Mystery Tour” and lays out some ideas for the film.

1981

Van Halen lead guitarist Eddie Van Halen marries Valerie Bertinelli, co-star of the 1980’s television hit, One Day at a Time.

Also in’81

Daryl Hall And John Oates reached the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 with their 10th Top 40 hit, “Kiss On My List”.

 2017

J.Geils, who led his band to ten Billboard Top 40 hits between 1972 and 1982, died of natural causes at the age of 71.


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