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.
1966: Jefferson 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