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It’s coming… The KOOL New Years Eve Bash, with Gary Lewis and the Playboys and JR and The Stingrays.


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The 6.5 Special , Britain’s first pop music program, debuts on the BBC

1963: The Beatles’ “Please Please Me” goes to the top of the charts in the UK, fulfilling producer George Martin’s prophecy: “Gentlemen, you have just recorded your first Number one.”

1963: Paul Anka marries Marie-Ann Alison DeZogheb in Paris.

1964: The Beatles perform at the Deauville Hotel’s Mau Mau Club in Miami Beach, FL, a performance that is broadcast live on CBS’Ed Sullivan Show just one week after their historic first appearance. 

1968: Detroit, MI mayor Jerome P. Cavanagh declares today “Aretha Franklin Day.”

1971: Hell’s Angel biker Alan David Pasaro sues the Rolling Stones, claiming that the group’s documentary film Gimme Shelter , a document of the infamous 1969 Altamont concert, constitutes invasion of privacy. The film depicts the stabbing of Meredith Hunter by members of the biker group, but Pasaro himself his later acquitted of the crime. 

1972: Rick Nelson begins his first British tour. 

1972: During his week-long stint as host of the syndicated Mike Douglas Show , John Lennon performs “Memphis” and “Johnny B. Goode” with Chuck Berry, who Lennon refers  to as “my hero.”

1978: The film Abba – The Movie has its UK premiere at Leicester Square’s Warner Theatre.

1984: Jerry Lee Lewis surrenders to federal authorities on charges of income tax evasion, charges of which he is eventually acquitted.

1990: Ike Turner is sentenced to four years in prison on eleven separate charges, including possession and transport of cocaine. In prison when he and ex-wife Tina are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he is released after serving eighteen months.

1993: At London’s Brit Awards, Rod Stewart invites former members of his old band, The Faces, onstage for an impromptu reunion. Original members Ronnie Wood, Ian McLagan, and Kenney Jones join Stewart for renditions of “Stay With Me” and “Sweet Little Rock and Roller.” Former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman sits in for original Faces bassist Ronnie Lane, who is ill with Multiple Sclerosis.

1974: Elton John, “Bennie and the Jets”

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