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August 16, 1977: Elvis Presley Dies at 42

The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll had given up recording music, preferring to tour or stay in Vegas. To many who saw his performances it appeared he was in trouble

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August 16, 1974: The Ramones First Concert

The Ramones epitomized a back-to-the-basics sound that became known as punk rock. Although they never achieved mainstream success, the group is now revered.

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