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Rock 'n' Roll Almanac for Wednesday, October 28, 2020

84 years ago (1936)Charlie Daniels is born.
64 years ago (1956)Elvis Presley makes his second appearance on Ed Sullivan's show and does Don't Be Cruel, Love Me Tender, Hound Dog, and Love Me.
59 years ago (1961)A customer asks Liverpool record store clerk Brian Epstein for a copy of My Bonnie by a local group. Curious, he searches out, finds and becomes manager for the local group, which happens to be The Beatles.
48 years ago (1972)The United States Council for World Affairs announces that it's adopting The Who song, Join Together as its official theme.
48 years ago (1972)Philly pop-soul balladeer Billy Paul makes the soul charts with the biggest hit of his career, Me and Mrs. Jones. It will be #1 for four weeks and it is in the top spot on the pop chart for three weeks.
43 years ago (1977)Nevermind The Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols LP is released in America.
14 years ago (2006)About 60,000 attend New Orleans’ Voodoo Music Experience on the Saturday of its two-day weekend duration. Another 30,000 attend on Sunday. The southeast corner of City Park near the New Orleans Museum of Art is the new post-Katrina venue. Acts performing over the weekend include The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Duran Duran, My Chemical Romance, The Flaming Lips, Cowboy Mouth, and The Meters, who join in on the Peppers’ encore set.
13 years ago (2007)An exhibition of drawings and sketches by Bob Dylan opens at a museum in the eastern German city of Chemnitz. He produced them between 1989 and 1992, and are mostly scenes of daily life he observed during his travels.
11 years ago (2009)AC/DC, in their 36th year of blues-based hard rock, performs for two hours at the not-quite-sold-out New Orleans Arena.

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