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Today in Music History: Steve Marriott

On this date twenty years ago, Small Faces and Humble Pie frontman Steve Marriott dies in a fire at his house in Arkesden, Essex.  He is forty-four.  Here is a great one from the Small Faces live on Swedish TV in ’68:    

Today in Music History: Small Faces

On this date forty-two years ago, the Small Faces broke up.  This English group was huge in their native land, but had no success here apart from “Itchycoo Park”.  Here they perform one of their greats in March of  ’68 with London-based R&B singer P.P. Arnold:      

Today in Music History: Roger Daltrey

On this date sixty-seven years ago, Roger Daltrey is born in Hammersmith.  Unlike two of his bandmates, he didn’t die before he got old.  Here The Who do this early anthem at Woodstock:      
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