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Today In Rock: June 29

1959

Preston Eps hits #14 with "Bongo Rock".

1969

The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays the final date on its last American tour at the Denver Pop Festival. At the height of its popularity, the group breaks up.

1974

Gordon Lightfoot hits #1 with "Sundown".

1974

ZZ Top hits #41 with "La Grange".

1974

Gary Glitter hits #1 in the UK with "Always Yours."

1986

There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) (Billy Ocean) was a hit.

1989

MTV takes one of its most popular shows, "Club MTV," on the road for a 40-sity concert tour. This marks the first concert tour which replicates the format of an MTV program.