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Elvis gets sick and Zeppelin’s Hair keeps them from playing in Today’s Rock History!

FEBRUARY 13TH IS THE 44TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS MISTRESS DAY, NATIONAL ITALIAN FOOD DAY, GALENTINE’S DAY; GET A DIFFERENT NAME DAY, NATIONAL CHEDDAR DAY, NATIONAL CRAB RANGOON DAY, NATIONAL TORTELLINI DAY, AND WORLD RADIO DAY!

1969

The Doors’ “Touch Me”, Sly, and the Family Stone’s “Everyday People” were awarded Gold records.

1973

During a concert in Las Vegas, Elvis Presley fell ill. He was quickly attended to by Dr. Sidney Bowers, who was later presented with a white Lincoln Continental in appreciation for his services.

1982

A 300-pound stone that marked the grave of Lynyrd Skynyrd singer Ronnie Van Zant was stolen from an Orange Park, Florida cemetery. Police found it two weeks later in a dry riverbed.

1972

Led Zeppelin was forced to cancel a concert in Singapore when officials wouldn’t let them off the plane because of their long hair.


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