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On this day: the curiosities from the world of music on January 12

We travel through the decades with Led Zeppelin, Zack de la Rocha, Black Sabbath (with Ozzy Osbourne) and more: this is what recurs today, January 12, in the world of music.

Anniversaries of birth, death, publication of albums that have written history and much more regarding this date, linked in particular to the universe of rock.

Browse the photo gallery to discover all the anniversaries and the most important events of January 12th directly from the world of music!

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On this day, January 12
We travel through the decades with Led Zeppelin, Zack de la Rocha,Black Sabbath (with  Ozzy Osbourne) and more: here's what occurs today, January 12, in the world of music. Anniversaries of birth, death, publication of albums that have written history and much more when it comes to this date,  linked in particular to the universe of rock.
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1968: Doors Strange Days 's album is certified gold
Released in 1967, Strange Days is considered by many critics to be the best album of the band led by Jim Morrison. The cover of the album depicts a group of street artists in New York: the original photo was taken in Sniffen Court, a historic alley of the thirty-sixth street in  Manhattan.
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1969: Led Zeppelin 's debut album is released in America
This record is considered one of the best in the history of music: the album cover portrays a frame of the footage of Zeppelin LZ 129 Hindenburgaccident, an airship that caught fire at the Naval Air Station of Lakehurst, New Jersey. In the disaster, which became very famous, 35 of the 97 people on board died.
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1970: Zack de la Rocha
Zack de la Rocha, Zacarías Manuel de la Rocha's stage name, is famous for his role as a singer in the Rage Against the Machine. His father, Roberto de la Rocha, called Beto, was a Mexican-American artist, most famous for his murals, while his mother was a doctor of anthropology of German-Irish descent.
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2013: after 18 years since the last time, Black Sabbath with Ozzy Osbourne announce the release of the album "13"
Nineteenth studio album of the group, it is released 18 years after Forbidden, the last studio album marketed in order of time. "13" has achieved a total of 4 platinum discs.
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2012: Lou Reed and John Cale of The Velvet Underground sue the Andy Warhol Foundation
The reason for the subpoena? According to former members of the band, the Foundation licensed the iconic cover design of the The Velvet Underground 's debut album to third parties without any authorization.
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2022: Ronnie Spector, frontwoman of the The Ronettes group dies
Ronettes was the only girl band to be invited to perform with Beatles  on theLiverpool's last American tour, held in the summer of  1966. The group is best remembered for the famous song Be My Baby, released in 1963.
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