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This Day in Music History: June 26th
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1999: Pearl Jam peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their cover of Wayne Cochran’s “Last Kiss” which became their highest charting single in the U.S.


1996: Van Halen announced that Sammy Hagar has left the band & that David Lee Roth had re-joined them to record two songs for their first greatest hits album.


1982: Asia peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Heat of the Moment” where it would remain for three weeks.


1976: Aerosmith peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with Rocks their first album to reach the top ten on the album chart.


1975: Bob Dylan and The Band officially released the heavily bootlegged The Basement Tapes.


1974: Bad Company released their self-titled debut album on Swan Song Records, which was launched by Led Zeppelin. The album went on to reach number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart & sold five million copies in the U.S.


1973: Keith Richards & his girlfriend Anita Pallenberg were arrested at Richards’ home in London on gun & drugs charges.


1965: The Byrds went to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Mr. Tambourine Man” which spent one week on top of the chart.


1964: The Rolling Stones released a cover of Bobby Womack’s “It’s All Over Now” which went on to become their first number one single in the U.K.

 

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