Temptations to play Spam's 75th birthday event

Hormel Foods Corp. is bringing a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group to Austin to help the company celebrate Spam's 75th birthday. The Temptations will play the July 28 event, dubbed the "Spamtastic Grand Opening Expansion Celebration."
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Hormel Foods Corp. is bringing a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group to Austin to help the company celebrate Spam's 75th birthday. The Temptations will play the July 28 event, dubbed the "Spamtastic Grand Opening Expansion Celebration."

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