On this day: September 21

Published On: Sep 20 2012 06:09:01 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 21 2012 02:00:00 AM EDT

"The Hobbit" is published for the first time, Jimmy Hendrix becomes Jimi, Sandra Day O'Connor is confirmed as the first female Supreme Court justice, and a track superstar dies, all on this day.

OTD September 21 - All Along the Watchtower
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Polydor Records

1968: The Jimi Hendrix Experience releases a cover of Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower." The single reached No. 5 on the British charts and No. 20 on the U.S. Billboard chart, Hendrix's only top 20 entry there.


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