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Kiss appears and the last public performance of the Fab Four in Today’s Rock History!

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1956

 Elvis Presley records a cover version of Carl Perkins “Blue Suede Shoes”

1973

After recently changing their name from Wicked Lester, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss make their first appearance as KISS at the Popcorn Club in Queens, New York.

 1982

 Darryl Hall and John Oates’ “I Can’t Go for That” hit number one on the Billboard Pop chart and the R&B chart simultaneously, one week after reaching number one on the Disco chart. It becomes only the fourth single by a white act to reach the top of the R&B chart since 1965

1969

 With Billy Preston sitting in on keyboards, The Beatles performed in public for the last time when they played a 42-minute rooftop concert above Apple Corps headquarters. The show was stopped by the police, after neighbors complained about the noise

 

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