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1950 Andy Powell of Wishbone Ash is born in London.

1949 Eddie Hardin of The Spencer Davis Group is born in London.

1949 John Lee Hooker's "Boogie Chillen" hits #1 on the R&B chart.

1948 Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi is born in Birmingham, England.

1948 Mark Andes, a bass player who does stints in Spirit, Firefall, Canned Heat and Heart, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1943 Lou Christie ("Lightnin' Strikes") is born in Pennsylvania.

1940 Bobby Rogers of The Miracles is born in Detroit.

1935 Bob Engemann of The Lettermen is born in Highland Park, Michigan.

1878 Thomas Edison patents the phonograph.

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Bon Scott Dies After A Night Of Excessive Drinking

1980

AC/DC lead singer Bon Scott dies after a night of heavy drinking. The coroner's report lists "acute alcohol poisoning" as the cause of death, classified under "death by misadventure."

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