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BASEL, SWITZERLAND - OCTOBER 6: Singer Avril Lavigne performs during the live broadcast of German tv show 'Wetten, dass...?' October 6, 2007 in Basel, Switzerland. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)

On this day in 1981, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band kicked off their first full-scale tour in Hamburg, Germany. This was Springsteen’s first tour outside North America, which would take in 10 countries.

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - Jungleland (Live in New York City)

Live in New York CityWatch -!jlAbout:Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band's first tour in 10 years ended with a...

In 2003, Avril Lavigne dominated Canada’s national music awards the Junos. She won four prizes including best single, album and new artist.

Avril Lavigne - Complicated (Official Video)

Avril Lavigne's official music video for 'Complicated'. Click to listen to Avril Lavigne on Spotify: featured on L...

In 2015, The original manuscript of Don McLean’s ‘American Pie’ sold for $1.2m at a New York auction.

American Pie

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music GroupAmerican Pie · Don McLeanAmerican Pie℗ 1971 Capitol Records, LLCReleased on: 1988-01-01Producer: Ed FreemanStudio...