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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 19: Bruce Springsteen performs live on stage with the E Street Band at Allphones Arena on February 19, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

On this day in 1975, Bruce Springsteen made his live debut in the UK at London’s Hammersmith Odeon

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 06: Bruce Springsteen performs at the 7th annual “Stand Up For Heroes” event at Madison Square Garden on November 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

In 1978, Billy Joel went to number 1 on the US album chart with his sixth studio album, ’52nd Street’.

Billy Joel - Big Shot (Audio)

Billy Joel's official music video for "Big Shot"Listen to Billy Joel: 1978, Billy Joel released his album 52nd Street, wh...

In 1993, Nirvana recorded their MTV Unplugged special at Sony Studios in New York

Nirvana - About A Girl (Live On MTV Unplugged, 1993 / Unedited)

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Born on this day in 1962, Kirk Hammett of Metallica

SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 19: Musician Kirk Hammett of Metallica performs a secret concert in celebration of ‘Metallica Through The Never’ during Comic-Con International 2013 at Spreckels Theatre on July 19, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Metallica Through The Never)