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In the meantime,
On this day, 1st January –
1956 – Bill Haley’s ‘Rock Around the Clock‘ went to No.1 on the UK singles chart for the second time. The single is often cited as the biggest-selling vinyl rock and roll single of all time with sales over 25m.
1962 – The Beatles auditioned for Decca Records in West Hampstead, London. A&R boss at Decca, Dick Rowe, turned them down.
1982 – Abba made their final live appearance as a group when they played in Stockholm, Sweden.
All facts courtesy of thisdayinmusic.com