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Oct. 17, 2017: Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie Dies

The beloved Canadian band’s frontman went out on one last tour after he was was diagnosed with cancer. He lived ‘the life,’ said the band in a statement.

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October 17, 1969: Kinks’ First U.S. Show in 4 Years

For reasons that are unclear and complicated, The Kinks were unable to play America from 1965 to ’69, with a first show back at the Fillmore East

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