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Old 04-10-2014, 01:52 AM   #1774
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Lightbulb Exile on Main St

"Sweet Virginia" is the sixth track on the Rolling Stones' 1972 double album Exile On Main St.. It was also released as the b-side of the "Rocks Off" single in Japan..Released 12 May 1972...

1 - Radio's Mutual Black Network premieres/2 – Stone the Crows lead guitarist Les Harvey is electrocuted on stage during a show in Swansea, Wales, by touching a poorly connected microphone. Harvey died in a hospital a few hours later. The band's lead singer, Maggie Bell, Harvey's longtime girlfriend, was also hospitalized, having collapsed on stage after the incident – Fire in a silver mine in Idaho kills 91- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site\4- The Don't Make A Wave Committee, a fledgling environmental organization founded in Canada in 1971, officially changes its name to"Greenpeace Foundation"/ 5 – An Alitalia DC-8 crashes west of Palermo, Sicily; 115 die\7 – General erections are held in Italy/ 8 – U.S. President Richard Nixon orders the mining of Haiphong Harbor in Vietnam – Billy Preston becomes the first rock performer to headline at New York's Radio City Music Hall\ 10 – Operation Linebacker and Operation Custom Tailor begin with large-scale bombing operations against North Vietnam by tactical fighter aircraft- Overloaded South Korean bus plunges into reservoir, killing 77- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site/11- John Lennon says his phone is tapped by FBI on Dick Cavett Show - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site\13 – Fire in a nightclub atop the Sennichi department store in Osaka, Japan, kills 115- Battle at Springmartin: following a loyalist car bombing of a Catholic-owned pub in the Ballymurphy area of Belfast, clashes erupte between the PIRA, UVF and British Army/15 - Okinawa is returned to Japan after 27 years of United States Military occupation-Governor George C. Wallace of Alabama is shot and paralyzed by Arthur Herman Bremer at a Laurel, Maryland, political rally- "Hard Job Being God" opens at EdisonTheater NYC for 6 performances- Bus plunges into Nile River killing 50 pilgrims\16 – The first financial derivatives exchange, the International Monetary Market (IMM), opens on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange - "Don't Play Us Cheap" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 164 perfs... know in 15 years, you're going to be playing soccer with your tits.. What do you think of that?..Oh, for christ sake... I'm nature boy..I get to milk you twice a day.. How about that?..

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