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John & Yoko's Bed-In for Peace, 1969. (Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

6/1/1969 (49 years ago today) - It was John Lennon's first "solo" single while he was still a Beatle: During John and Yoko's infamous 'bed-in' for peace at Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel, they recorded a new piece of music in their room, using a simple set-up of just four microphones and a four-track recorder rented from a local studio -- The result: "Give Peace A Chance" by The Plastic Ono Band is released on this date (with the songwriting credited as Lennon/McCartney!) and featuring "backing vocals" from all the guests in attendance including Petula Clark, Dick Gregory, Allen Ginsberg, Murray The K and Tommy Smothers who also played acoustic guitar. Good old days, sort of...

6/1/1971 (47 years ago today) - Pretty neat that it still exists after all these years: The two-room shack in Tupelo, Mississippi, where Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935, was officially opened as a tourist attraction. Kinda goose-bumpy, actually...

6/1/1947 - Happy Birthday Ronnie Wood, 71 years old today -- A highly respected and accomplished painter/artist in addition to his legendary riffage for Faces and Stones (plus an impressive-as-hell-long-list of perfect acoustic pickin' on Rod Stewart's best early solo stuff), we think that Ronnie's pedal steel work is where you really get to hear the definition of "a thing of beauty", for example:

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