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1965 - CBS shelled out $13 million for Fender Guitars, the legendary manufacturers of the ‘Telecaster’ and ‘Stratocaster’ models.
1974 - Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road reached gold status.
2000 - Carlos Santana earned ten Grammy Award nominations, marking a successful comeback for the guitarist and his 1999 album, Supernatural.
1944 Volker Hemback (early Tangerine Dream)
1956 Bernard Summer (New Order)
1960 Michael Stipe (REM)
1962 Martin Macaloon (Prefab Sprout)
1965 David Glasper (Breathe)
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