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For: Monday, February 8, 2016 

>>Today In Rock History 

On This Day: 

In 1969 
The supergroup Blind Faith came together.  The band included former Cream members Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker, former Traffic member Steve Winwood and former Family member Ric Grech. 

In 1974 
The Doobie Brothers released the album "What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits." 

In 2003 
Former Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson launched a solo tour with a show in Denver, Colorado. 

In 2005 
The Doobie Brothers drummer Keith Knudsen died of pneumonia in a San Francisco hospital, after battling the condition for about a month.  He was 56. 

In 2011 
New releases included "John Lennon: The Final Interview," the radio interview the former Beatle and his wife Yoko Ono gave just hours before Lennon was killed.