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Posted at 9:32 AM on January 5, 2010 by Julia Schrenkler

Each weekday morning The Current Music Blog serves up some notable moments in rock history. Birthdays, releases, revisiting news items, and the general rock-n-roll'ness that happens when artists live on the wild side. My personal favorite is the highlight, because it usually involves something just odd or informative enough to drop in conversation. Today's pick:

History Highlight:

On this day in 1978, the Sex Pistols began its first tour of the U.S. Less than two weeks after the first show in Atlanta, the tour was over and the band had broken up. So howabout some Sex Pistols? We played "Holidays In the Sun."

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