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Today In Rock: September 24

1966

Jimi Hendrix and Chas Chandler, former bassist with the Animals, fly from New York to London. There, Hendrix will form a new band and Chandler will become the manager of the Jimi Hendrix Experience. En route, they decide to change the guitarist's name from Jimmy to Jimi.

1977

ELO hits #7 with "Telephone Line".

1978

Kiss You All Over (Exile) was a hit.

1983

Soft Cell hits #16 in the UK with "Soul Inside".