Fleetwood Mac goes Gold and The Boss sells a lyric sheet in today’s Rock History!

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1964

The Zombies’ debut single “She’s Not There” tops the Cashbox Best Sellers chart and #2 on the Billboard Hot 100.

1975

Fleetwood Mac’s tenth album goes Gold and will eventually reach Platinum status. This is the first LP by the regrouped band, including founders Mick Fleetwood and John McVie, veteran Christine McVie and newcomers Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham.

2013

A handwritten, working lyric sheet for Bruce Springsteen’s 1975 hit “Born to Run” sold at Sotheby’s for $197,000, well exceeding pre-sale estimates of between $70,000 and $100,000.

2016

James Taylor, Mavis Staples and The Eagles were among the honorees at this year’s Kennedy Center ceremony in Washington D.C. hosted by comedian and Late Show host Stephen Colbert.

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