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For: Friday, February 12, 2016 

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In 1972 
Yes released "Roundabout." 

In 1988 
Robert Plant released the album "Now and Zen." 

In 2001 
A three judge appeals panel in San Francisco ruled that Napster could be held liable for copyright infringement under certain circumstances.  However, the court refused to grant the record industry's request that Napster be immediately prohibited from trading copyrighted songs until a trial was held on the issue. 

In 2003 
Surviving Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Phil Lesh announced that they would be changing their band's name from The Other Ones to The Dead. 

In 2007 
The Police held a press conference during which the group formally announced plans for a reunion tour.