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This Day in Music History: February 24th

2006: The Sex Pistols posted a letter on their website announcing that they would not be attending their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the following month.

2002: Kiss performed with original guitarist Ace Frehley for the last time to date at the closing ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.

1994: Daltrey Sings Townshend, an event which celebrated Roger Daltrey’s 50th birthday finished the second of two nights at New York City’s Carnegie Hall. The event also featured Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Alice Cooper, Lou Reed & Eddie Vedder.

1993: Eric Clapton won six Grammy Awards including Album of the Year for Unplugged, Record of the Year & Song of the Year for “Tears in Heaven”.

1992: Nirvana singer & guitarist Kurt Cobain married Courtney Love on Waikiki Beach in Hawaii.

1990: Bob Dylan joined Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman & David Crosby onstage in Los Angeles to sing Mr. Tambourine Man at a tribute concert to Roy Orbison. 

1988: As a joke, Alice Cooper announced plans to run for Governor of Arizona as a member of the “Wild” Party.

1987: Robert Palmer won his first Grammy award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male category for “Addicted to” Love at the 29th annual Grammy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

1975: Led Zeppelin released their sixth album Physical Graffiti which went on to sell sixteen million copies in the U.S.

Birthdays:
Lonnie Turner-bassist for the Steve Miller Band born in 1947

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