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March 3, 1978: Van Halen Begins First Tour

It was initially supposed to be a few weeks on the road, but it eventually lasted eight months and more than 170 shows as the band became stars

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March 3, 2017: Jim Fuller, ‘Wipe Out’ Guitarist with Surfaris, Dies

The man who created one of the most unforgettable rock ‘n’ roll riffs of all time was called “The Godfather of Surf Guitar”

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March 3, 2017: Lyle Ritz, Wrecking Crew Bassist, Dies

He played bass on hit records by the Beach Boys, Linda Ronstadt, the Monkees, the RIghteous Brothers and many more. But before that he was the ukulele king!

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