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This Day In Music History…

In 1968, Eric Clapton announced that Cream would break-up after their current tour. The group’s third album, Wheels of Fire, was the world’s first platinum-selling double album. In 1979, Chuck Berry was sentenced to five months in jail after being found guilty of tax evasion.   In 2008, the drum skin used on the cover of…..

This Day In Music History

1964 –¬†During a photo session Ringo Starr was taken ill suffering from tonsillitis and pharyngitis, days before a world tour was about to start. After a last-minute phone call from George Martin, session drummer Jimmy Nichol rushed over to EMI Studios, where he and The Beatles ran through six songs from their tour repertoire in a…..