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Today In Rock: June 24

1944

Jeff Beck was born.

1946

Bull Moose Jackson hits #4 on the R&B chart with "I Know Who Threw the Whiskey In the Well."

1947

Mick Fleetwood was born.

1965

John Lennon's second book, 'A Spaniard in the Works', is published.

1973

Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) (George Harrison) was a hit.

1977

Having switched labels, James Taylor's first album for Columbia Records, 'JT', is released. It yields hit singles in "Handy Man" and "Your Smiling Face" and becomes Taylor's highest charting album since Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon.

1978

Genesis hits #23 with "Follow You Follow Me".

1978

Peter Gabriel hits #45 in the US with his self-titled second album.

1979

Ring My Bell (Anita Ward) was a hit.

1983

Heaven 17 hits #5 in the UK with "Come Live With Me".

1989

Cinderella hits #20 with "Coming Home".