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Late Metallica Bassist's Hometown Declares Annual "Cliff Burton Day"

Now, thanks to a fan petition, officials in the musician’s hometown, Castro Valley, California, have declared February 10 “Cliff Burton Day.” Metallica shared the news on Instagram with a photo of the certificate, thanking fans for honoring Cliff's life.
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Father of Late Metallica Bass Player Cliff Burton Has Been Quietly Donating Royalties

Ray Burton, father of Metallica’s late bass player Cliff Burton, recently spoke with Alphabetallica, and the conversation revealed much about Cliff’s and his parents’ characters. For example, the interview taught us that Cliff bought his parents a house after Metallica gained some success. Knowing...
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