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2017 Gary DeCarlo, singer of the 1969 hit "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye," dies of cancer at age 75.

2016 Elvis Presley's original guitarist, Scotty Moore, dies at age 84. Moore, who played on rock classics like "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Jailhouse Rock," was the last living member of the team (Elvis, bass player Bill Black and producer Sam Phillips) that created The King's legendary sound.

2015 Brantley Gilbert, who was once engaged to Jana Kramer, marries Amber Cochran, a teacher from his hometown of Jefferson, Georgia.

2012 The Flaming Lips break the Guinness World Record for the most live shows performed in multiple cities within 24 hours. The feat is part of MTV's O Music Awards which honors achievements in the digital music realm.More

2011 Bluegrass duo Gillian Welch and David Rawlings release The Harrow & The Harvest, their first album in eight years.More

2010 Bill Aucoin (band manager for Kiss, Billy Idol) dies of surgical complications from prostate cancer at age 66.

2007 Rod Stewart receives ten stitches in his leg after slipping onstage in Manchester, England.

1997 George Harrison has an operation to remove a cancerous growth from his neck.

1997 Lela Howard (83) and her husband Raymond (88) drive to a festival 10 miles away in Temple, Texas, but don't return. Fastball frontman Tony Scalzo writes the song "The Way" after reading about it. Days after completing the song, the couple is found dead about 200 miles from the festival.

1993 After repeated threats to kill himself on stage, shock rocker GG Allin dies at age 36 of a heroin overdose following a concert that is cut short due to mayhem.

1973 The Helen Reddy Show summer replacement TV series debuts on NBC.

1968 In the UK, Pink Floyd release their second album, A Saucerful Of Secrets. It's the first with a cover designed by Hipgnosis, the team of Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey Powell.

1968 Jefferson Airplane make the cover of Life magazine under the headline: "Jefferson Airplane, Top Rock Group, With Music That's Hooked the Whole Vibrating World."

1965 Dick Clark's Where The Action Is premieres on ABC.

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Amy Winehouse Punches Fan At Glastonbury

2008

During her performance at Glastonbury Festival, Amy Winehouse punches a fan she mistakenly believes had thrown a hat at her beehive.

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