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1966 – Donovan released "Mellow Yellow.”
1967 - Jerry Lee Lewis recorded his hit, "To Make Love Sweeter for You."
1970 - The Doors took the stage for the last time with Jim Morrison in New Orleans.
1979 - Jefferson Starship co-founder Marty Balin's rock opera Rock Justice opened at San Francisco's Old Waldorf night club. The show would run for four-days.
1987 - Sly Stone was arrested for nonpayment of child support after showing up an hour late for his "comeback" concert in Los Angeles.
1990 - Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood was injured when a car hit him outside of London.
1945 Neil Young
1947 Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult
1955 Leslie McKeown of The Bay City Rollers
1964 David Ellefson of Megadeth
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