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June 18, 2015: Rock Hall Purges One Third of Expert Nominators

The dismissal of a third of its nominating committee fueled doubts about the credibility of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame selections

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June 18, 1942: Dominos’ Bassist Carl Radle Born

Tulsa, OK-born Radle played with Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Delaney and Bonnie, Leon Russell, Duane Allman, and Derek and the Dominos but died young

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June 18, 1948: 12-Inch Vinyl LP Introduced

The introduction of the 12-inch vinyl record drove a sales and artistic boom in recorded music. The CD was thought to have killed the now resurgent format

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