This Day in Music

February 4th


February 4

2016: Maurice White of Earth, WInd & Fire dies.  One of their biggest hits was Shining Star.

2012: Adele becomes the first female British artist to have three #1 songs from the same album on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

2006: The Arctic Monkeys’ album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not is #1.  I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor and When The Sun Goes Down are two #1 singles from the album.

1983: Singer (and drummer) Karen Carpenter of the Carpenters dies at 32 from anorexia.  We’ve Only Just Begun was her signature hit.

1978: The Bee Gee’s Stayin’ Alive hits #1 on the charts.

1975: Singer Natalie Imbuglia is born.  She had an international hit with Torn.

1966: The Who play their first show as headliners.  My Generation was one of their first hits.

1966Jefferson Airplane headline the opening night of promoter Bill Graham’s Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco.

1965: The Righteous Brothers are #1 with You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling.

1948: Singer Alice Cooper (Vincent Furnier) is born.  School’s Out and Poison are his biggest hits.

Songs of The Day:

Set Fire To The Rain (Adele); You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling (Righteous Brothers); Stayin’ Alive (The Bee Gees); Rolling In The Deep (Adele); My Generation (The Who); Torn (Natalie Imbruglia); I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor (Arctic Monkeys); When The Sun Goes Down (Arctic Monkeys); We’ve Only Just Begun (Carpenters); School’s Out (Alice Cooper); Poison (Alice Cooper); Shining Star - Earth, WInd & Fire