March 3 in Music History: Buffalo Springfield forms, Laura Nyro releases Eli And The Thirteenth Confession - WXPN
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1931 – The “Star Spangled Banner” is adopted as the US national anthem.

1965 – Eric Clapton plays his last show with The Yardbirds, leaving to join John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers. He is replaced by Jeff Beck.

1966 – Neil Young, Stephen Stills, and Richie Furay form Buffalo Springfield (originally as “The Herd”) in Los Angeles.

1967 – The Jeff Beck Group make their live performance debut in London with then-unknown vocalist Rod Stewart.

1968 – Laura Nyro releases Eli and the Thirteenth Confession.

1978 – Patti Smith releases Easter.

1981 – U2 begins their first major tour of the US with two shows at a Washington, DC club called The Bayou.

1995 – Foo Fighters make their live debut via a benefit show at The Satyricon in Portland, Oregon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0hoJVq5qxE&list=PLLG3zZYK5OGp8P4yA295SRL_NODbRuD6Y&index=1

2010 – Gorillaz release Plastic Beach.

Information for this post was gathered from This Day in Music, The Music History Calendar, On This Day, and Wikipedia.

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