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On This Day In Rock & Roll History: December 10

1966: The Rolling Stones released Got Live If You Want It!, their first full live album. The record, which only appeared in the U.S., resulted from a contractual obligation with the band’s American distributor… 539 more words

On This Day In Rock & Roll History

Christmas Lyric Quote #10

“Gave me a diamond ring for Christmas- now I’m livin’ in paradise.”- Merry Christmas Baby, Charles Brown

(Of course, I know many people have covered this song.  40 more words

Otis Blue

Otis Redding died 50 years ago today, on December 10, 1967, when his light plane crashed into a lake near Madison, Wisconsin. Six others — the pilot, Otis’s valet, and four members of his band, the Bar-Kays — also lost their lives. 576 more words

25 Days Of Christmas Songs: Day 10

Hello, Vixens!!!  Welcome back to the countdown.

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I can remember the exact moment when I fell in love with this singer.  I was seven or eight years old, and I was in the back seat of my mom’s car while we were on our way home.  726 more words

Music

Classic Rock Almanac December 10, 2017

ANNIVERSARIES

2007-Autopsy results reveal that Quiet Riot singer Kevin Dubrow was killed by an accidental cocaine overdose.

2007-Led Zeppelin play their first public concert in 19 years as part of a benefit concert in tribute to the late Atlantic Records founder… 388 more words

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The Day Otis Redding Died

Today is the 50th anniversary of the day singer-song writer Otis Redding died. He died on December 10, 1967 in a plane crash in Monona Wisconsin. 279 more words

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Otis Redding

On December 10, 1967, Otis Redding died in a plane crash in Madison, Wisconsin, a few days after recording the song “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay”. 4,566 more words

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