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Rock and Roll Tops 1966

The place is Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California and the date is August 26th as The Beatles give their final live concert.

An exciting time when lots of top record albums come out among them The Beatles Rubber Soul and The Beach Boys Pet Sounds. The Beatles “I’ve Just Seen a Face

For the first time, southern soul music scores a number one hit with Percy Sledge’s recording “When a Man Loves a Woman”.

After recording his classic Blonde on Blonde album and being involved in  a motorcycle accident Bob Dylan goes into seclusion in upstate New York

On Sunset Strip in LA riots break out between rock ‘n’ roll club goers and the authorities.

Rising in popularity is psychedelic rock with songs by The Byrds “Eight Mile High”, The Beach BoysGood Vibrations”, and The Count Five’s “Psychotic Reaction”.

Having released their first record which fast became a number one hit The Monkees make their TV debut resulting in high ratings. The Monkees ‘Take a Giant Step”.

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