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This Day In Rock: June 30

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This Day In Rock: June 30

1956 Fights broke out at the Asbury Park Convention Hall in New Jersey during a show by Bill Haley & His Comets.

1957 Buddy Holly records “Peggy Sue” the name of Jerry Allison‘s girlfriend.

1971 Paul Revere And The Raiders receive a Gold record for their only US #1 hit, “Indian Reservation”.

1975 The Jackson 5 announce that they will be leaving Motown Records for Epic Records.

1977 Marvel Comics issues the first of two comic books based on the group KISS.

1983 After a ten year split, The Everly Brothers announced that they would be reuniting.

1989 Great Balls Of Fire!, a biographical film about the life of Jerry Lee Lewis, debuts in theaters across America.

2001 legendary session guitarist, Chet Atkins died of cancer at the age of 77.

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