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Aug 29, 2021: John Drake, Amboy Dukes Vocalist, Dies

The singer was born John Brake. It’s said that his name was misspelled on an album and he decided to keep it. The Ted Nugent-led band scored a 1968 hit

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August 29, 1987: Los Lobos Hits #1 with ‘La Bamba’

Three weeks atop the Hot 100 with their soundtrack single from the Ritchie Valens biopic helped boost the profile of one of American music’s finest bands

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August 29, 2016: Phil Collins Performs at US Open

“I can now tell people I’ve played the US Open,” the longtime Genesis singer-drummer joked. It soon led to a burst of new tours

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