This Day in Music

January 25th


January 25

1980Alicia Keyes is born.  Fallin’ was Grammy Song Of The Year in 2002.

1973Stevie Wonder tops the charts with Superstition.

1969Creedence 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)