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Rugby post – The All Blacks host the South Africans in Wellington

Welcome to tonight’s debate post for the rugby where you can predict the score and guess who’s going to score in what corner off who’s forward tackle, or boot, (or pass) as well as cyber bully the ref when he gets it wrong or has his eyes closed.

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Rugby post – Nelson host the All Blacks and the Argies

Welcome to tonights belated rugby post where people are free to talk about tonights game

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Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1937, songwriter, singer and guitarist Robert Lee “Bobby” Parker.

Born today in 1945, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Van Morrison (George Ivan Morrison) .
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Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1944, Charles “Chuck” Colbert vocals and bass with The American Breed.

Born today in 1950, Micky Moody songwriter and guitarist with Juicy Lucy and Whitesnake (among others).


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Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1942, Holmes “Sterling” Morrison songwriter and guitarist with The Velvet Underground.

Born today in 1945, Chris Copping bass and keyboards with Procol Harum.

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Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1948,  Danny Seraphine founding member and drummer with Chicago.

Born today in 1949, Hugh Cornwell singer, songwriter and guitar with The Stranglers

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Today in rock history

Today in rock history:

Born today in 1942, Chip Douglas (Douglas Hatlelid) songwriter and bass with The Turtles and producer for The Monkees.

Born today in 1944, Tim Bogert (John Bogert III) bassist with Vanilla Fudge, Cactus and Beck, Bogert and Appice.
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Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1938, Jet Black (Brian Duffy) drummer and founding member with The Stranglers.

Born today in 1940, Nik Turner sax,flute and composer with Hawkwind,

Born today in 1944, Maureen “Moe” Tucker songwriter, singer and drummer with The Velvet Underground and solo.

Today in 1965, Sonny & Cher went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with “I Got You Babe”, it would be their only UK number 1.

Today in 1967, “Purple Haze” by Jimi Hendrix entered the US singles chart. Iit would peak at number 65.

Today in 1967, Bobbi Gentry went to number 1 in the US with “Ode To Billie Joe”

Today in 1968, “Hey Jude” / “Revolution” became the first Beatles’ single to be released on their own Apple Records.

Today in 1973, 10cc made their live debut at the Palace Lido, Isle of Man.

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Rugby post – New Zealand host the Wallabies

Welcome to tonight’s test between the All blacks and the Wallabies in Auckland.

Please use the comments section to predict the score and talk rugby in general as well as critique the ref.

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Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today 1949 , Gene Simmons (Chaim Witz) songwriter, bass and co-vocals with Kiss.

Born today in 1950, Willy DeVille (William Paul Borsey Jr) singer, songwriter and guitarist with Mink Deville and solo.

Born today in 1951, Rob Halford songwriter and singer with Judas Priest.

Born today in 1952, Geoff Downes songwriter and keyboards with The Buggles, Asia and Yes.

Born today in 1954, Elvis Costello (Declan Patrick Aloysius MacManus) singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with his group The Attractions and solo.

Born today in 1955, John McGeoch guitarist with several bands including Magazine and Siouxsie and the Banshees.

Today in 1960 The Shadows went to number 1 in the UK with ”Apache”.

Born today in 1962, Vivian Campbell songwriter and guitarist with several groups including Dio and Def Leppard

Today in 1975, Bruce Springsteen released his third album “ Born to Run”

Today in 1976, Boston released its self-titled debut album.

Today in 1979, The Knack went to number in the US with “My Sharona”.

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