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Today In Rock: October 25

1924

Earl C. Palmer is born in New Orleans.

1953

The Clovers hit #3 on the R&B chart with "Crawlin'" and #2 on the R&B chart with "Good Lovin".

1968

Electric Ladyland, a double album recorded in the U.S. and England, is released. It becomes Hendrix's first Number One album in the U.S. and includes such tracks as "Voodoo Chile," "Crosstown Traffic" and "All Along the Watchtower."

1969

The Archies top the UK charts for eight weeks with "Sugar Sugar", despite the cartoon being unknown in Britain.

1974

The Ritchie Family hits #11 with "Brazil"

1975

Michael Murphey hits #21 with "Carolina In the Pines."

1975

Sweet hits #25 in the US with 'Desolation Boulevard'.

1991

Bill Graham was killed in a helicopter accident.

1993

"The Jon Stewart Show" debuts on MTV. Hosted by young comedian Jon Stewart, this is MTV's new primetime talk/variety show.