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Manfred Mann

Everybody’s building ships and boats

October 21, 1940

Manfred_Mann_(1967)Born this day in Johannesburg, South Africa — Manfred Mann.

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Seven thirty seven comin’ out of the sky

October 14, 1971

little-richard-facebook-fea.jpgMusic publishing firm Arco Industries files a $500,000 dollar lawsuit against Creedence Clearwater Revival singer John Fogerty, claiming that Fogerty’s song Travelin’ Band contains “substantial material copied from Little Richard’s Good Golly, Miss Molly.” The suit is eventually dropped.

ALSO ON THIS DAY: That line forms on the right, babe