Today in Music History: Faces Split Up For Good

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History Highlight:

Today in 1975, the Faces split became official. Rod Stewart had severed all connections with the group to work as a solo artist, Ron Wood was on permanent loan to the Stones, Ronnie Lane went on to form Slim Chance and drummer Kenny Jones joined The Who.

Also, Today In:

1963 - The Animals played their first radio broadcast, the BBC show Saturday Club.

1964 - The Supremes made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.

1969 - Diana Ross and the Supremes went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Someday We'll Be Together', the group's 12th US No.1.

1975 - Future Smiths singer Steve Morrissey had a letter published in this week's music magazine the NME, complaining about the lack of media coverage for the New York Dolls.

2008 - Thieves broke into a house belonging to Allman Brothers Band singer and keyboardist Gregg Allman in Georgia and stole a coin collection, knives and unreleased concert recordings.

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