Classic Rock Almanac May 13, 2022

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Classic Rock Almanac
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1966-The Rolling Stones release "Paint It Black", one of the first Rock records to use a sitar. The single will hit number one in both the UK and the US.

1970-Badfinger records "No Matter What", which will reach #8 in the US and #5 in the UK near the end of the year.

1971-Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane crashed her Mercedes into a wall near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and was hospitalized.

2012-Donald "Duck" Dunn, bass guitarist for Booker T and the MGs, passed away while touring in Japan at the age of 70. He also played on Otis Redding's "Respect" and Sam And Dave's "Hold On, I'm Comin'"


1945-Magic Dick
harmonica with The J Geils Band

1947-Pete Overend Watts
bassist with Mott The Hoople.died on January 22, 2017.

1950-Danny Kirwan
guitarist, singer and songwriter with Fleetwood Mac.