December 20 Rock And Roll History
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On this day in 1969, Peter, Paul and Mary hat their first and only U.S. #1 hit with "Leaving on a Jet Plane" after having two other hit singles six years prior.
In 1969, the Rolling Stones' "Let it Bleed" went to #1 on the U.K. album chart. Singles from the "Midnight Rambler" and "You Can't Always Get What You Want." It was the last studio album that Brian Jones collaborated on, and the first recorded with Mick Taylor.
In 1975, "Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover" by Paul Simon appeared on the pop charts.
In 2003, Bruce Springsteen set the record for the top-earning concert in 2003. This makes him second only to the Rolling Stones for the most money ever earned by a concert in a single year.
And 2011, it was announced by Grammy organizers that Diana Ross, Glen Campbell, and the Allman Brothers would be getting Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2012 awards.