Born on this day, 1947, Gerry Rafferty, UK singer songwriter, Stealers Wheel, (1973 US No.3 & UK No.8 single 'Stuck In The Middle With You', The song was used in Quentin Tarantino's 1992 movie Reservoir Dogs, during the famous "ear" scene.). Solo, (1978 UK No.3 and US No.2 single 'Baker Street.' Member of late 1960's group The Humblebums with Billy Connolly). Died on 4th Jan 2011 at the age of 63 after suffering a long illness.
Gerry Rafferty – Night Owl
Gerry Rafferty – Whatever’s Written In Your Heart
Gerry Rafferty – Baker Street
Gerry Rafferty – The Royal Mile
Gerry Rafferty – Get It Right Next Time
Dusty Springfield, born on this day, 1939
She died on March 3rd 1999 VIDEO
Dusty Springfield – I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself
Dusty Springfield – I Only Want To Be With You
Dusty Springfield – Goin' Back
Terence Alan Patrick Seán "Spike" Milligan born 16 April 1918
A true comedy genius - He died 27 February 2002 VIDEO
On this day in 1972, Roberta Flack started a six week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face'.
Roberta Flack – The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
On this day in 1979, The Doobie Brothers went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'What A Fool Believes'
Doobie Brothers – What A Fool Believes
On this day in 1954, Bill Haley recorded 'Rock Around The Clock' at Pythian Temple studios in New York City. Considered by many to be the song that put rock and roll on the map around the world.
Bill Haley and The Comets – Rock Around The Clock
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R.I.P. Sue Townsend - A great writer
Born on this day 1946, Bob Harris, BBC DJ & TV presenter, he presented the long running music show 'The Old Grey Whistle Test''