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Photos of the early years in the history of La Reine High School as found on the McNamara Web Page.
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Top Hits of 1969 1 of 19The Who debuted their much-discussed rock opera "Tommy" by playing the finished album for the press in London at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club on May 2, 1969. The actual album wouldn't be released to the record buying public until May 23rd. 2 of 191969 Coronet 3 of 19Album released May 14, 1969 4 of 19Peoples Drug 5 of 19The band was originally call Chicago Transit Authority. They released their self-titled debut LP on April 28, 1969. 6 of 19The Moody Blues released their 4th album "On the Threshold of a Dream" on April 25, 1969. 7 of 19Their debut album, Led Zeppelin, was released in the US during the tour on 12 January 1969, and peaked at number 10 on the Billboard chart 8 of 19Jethro Tull released their first LP "This Was" in the US on Feb. 3, 1969. 9 of 19On Jan. 24, 1969, if you were in Chicago, you could have gone to the Kinetic Playground 10 of 19On Jan. 14, 1969, the movie "Monterey Pop" had its premier in Los Angeles 11 of 19"Yellow Submarine is the tenth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 13 January 1969 in the United States and on 17 January 1969 in the United Kingdom. 12 of 19Band of Gypsys ( Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles, Billy Cox), 1969 The Fillmore East NYC. 13 of 19Dec 27, 1969, Led Zeppelin's second album was the number one album in the U.S. 14 of 19Towards the end of 1969, the rumors of Paul McCartney's death were growing. So 'Life' magazine, tracked down Paul and wife Linda at their farm near Glasgow, Scotland, to disprove the rumors of his death. On The Nov. 7th Issue of 'Life', Paul was the featured cover story of that week's edition of the magazine, which carried the headline "Paul Is Still With Us." 15 of 19On Nov. 4, 1969, a new band entered the markets with their self-titled debut LP. The record included unknown songs like "Dreams" and "Whipping Post." As you can tell by now, that band was The Allman Brothers. 16 of 19In Aug. of 1969, Grand Funk Railroad released their first LP "On Time". 17 of 19On Aug. 24, 1969, Arlo Guthrie's film "Alice's Restaurant" premiered in New York City and Los Angeles. 18 of 19Photographer Iain MacMillan had a photo session on Aug. 8, 1969 where he took one of the most iconic pictures in the history of Rock and Roll. On that day he shoots the cover for what would be the Beatles' last recorded album, "Abbey Road." 19 of 19