1980: Alicia Keyes is born. Fallin’ was Grammy Song Of The Year in 2002.
1973: Stevie Wonder tops the charts with Superstition.
1969: Creedence Clearwater Revival releases Proud Mary. It hits #2 on the charts. Ike & Tina Turner also have a hit with it, two years later.
1963: Janis Joplin performs in San Francisco for the first time, singing at a North Beach coffeehouse. She later has a hit with Me And Bobby McGee, written by Chris Kristofferson.
1961: On his second day in New York, Bob Dylan visits his hero Woody Guthrie’s family and teaches Woody’s son Arlo how to play the harmonica
Songs of The Day:
Proud Mary (Ike & Tina Turner); Superstition (Stevie Wonder); Fallin’ (Alicia Keyes); Me And Bobby McGee (Janis Joplin)