Today In Music History – March 23rd

John Lennon
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1961, Elvis was at number one in the singles chart with the German inspired folk track ‘Wooden Heart’.

1970, Producer Phil Spector begins working with unused Beatles material to create what would be the record Let It Be.

1973, John Lennon is ordered to leave America by US Immigration officials, he eventually secures a visa three years later.

1990, Fleetwood Mac began their ‘Behind The Mask’ world tour in Brisbane, Australia.

1997, U2 went to number one on the album chart with their fifth studio LP Pop.

Ric Ocasek of The Cars was born March 23rd in 1949

Happy birthday Damon Albarn of Blur & Gorillaz.

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