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Tommy’s Coffee Break Calendar for June 12th…

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His Bobness, May 1966. (Express Newspapers/Getty Images)

Today, a Grammy for Zimmy; a “No Nukes” Anniversary; and two classic ’70′s rockers share a birthday.

6/12/1967 – (47 years ago today) Bob Dylan‘s “Greatest Hits” album peaks at No. 10 on the U.S. chart, and goes on to win the Grammy Award for Best Album Cover – 1967. (The LP’s cover pic was taken by noted photographer Rowland Scherman at Dylan‘s November 28th, 1965, concert in Washington, D.C.) Collector’s Item note: The album’s original packaging also included artist Milton Glasier’s now-familiar psychedelic poster of Dylan. Click on this brainpickings web site and scroll down approximately ten items to view this now classic iconic image of Bob.

6/12/1982 - (32 years ago today) Over 450,000 fans attend a rally for nuclear disarmament in New York’s Central Park to check out live performances from Gary U.S. Bonds, Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, James Taylor and Bruce Springsteen! Now, that’s whatcha call a really big shooo…Meantime, take three-measly-minutes outta yer day and listen to how totally amazing Linda Ronstadt was; live in Atlanta, a fantastic 1977 rendition of “Desperado”:

 

6/12/1951 – Happy Birthday to the legendary Bun E. Carlos, who happens to be one of our favorite rock drummers ever! Cheap Trick‘s original percussionist-extraordinaire is 63 today. Here’s when these guys were one of the best bands on Planet Earth! From “The Midnight Special” TV show, 1978:

 

6/12/1951 – Original Boston lead vocalist Brad Delp would have been 63 years old today. A sad tragedy indeed: Brad took his own life (by carbon monoxide poisoning) at his New Hampshire home on March 9, 2007.

 

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