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This Day In Rock: July 5

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This Day In Rock: July 5

1965 Marty Balin and Paul Kantner formed would evolve into the Jefferson Airplane.

1966 Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers had an operation in a Los Angeles hospital to remove nodes on his vocal cords.

1978 Pressings of the album cover for “Some Girls” by The Rolling Stones were halted when some of the celebrities whose faces appeared on the album cover (including Lucille Ball), complained.

1986 20 year old Janet Jackson becomes the youngest person to top the Billboard album chart since Stevie Wonder did it at the age of 13 in 1963. The LP “Control” featured the single “What Have You Done For Me Lately”.

2001 Ernie K-Doe, of the 1961 #1 hit “Mother-In-Law”, passed away at the age of 65.

2015 The four surviving members of The Grateful Dead gave what they said would be their final performance.

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