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Kinks & Moody Blues hit America and Steppenwolf’s Manager shot in Today’s Rock History!

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1965

The Kinks and The Moody Blues made their US concert debut at the Academy of Music in New York.

1968

The Ohio Express were awarded a Gold record for their Bubble Gum hit, “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy.”

1971

Carole King saw her “Tapestry” album hit number 1 in the US for the first of 15 consecutive weeks.

1973

Joe Saylers, business manager for Three Dog Night and Steppenwolf,  was shot in the arm after a confrontation with two strangers in his West Hollywood apartment.

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