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Tom Petty, born on this day, 1953


Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks – Learning To Fly


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – I won’t Back Down


Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Refugee

Running Down

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Running Down A Dream

On this day in 1968, 18 year old Peter Frampton met Steve Marriott at a Small Faces show in London. After striking up a friendship, the two started planning a new group which emerged as Humble Pie the following April.


Humble Pie – I Don’t Need No Doctor


Humble Pie – Natural Born Boogie

On this day in 1961, Decca records released 'Crazy' by Patsy Cline. The ballad, composed by Willie Nelson gave Cline a No.2 country hit in 1962. Nelson originally wrote the song for country singer Billy Walker, but Walker turned it down. The song's eventual success helped launch Nelson as a performer as well as a songwriter. It spent 21 weeks on the chart for Cline, and eventually became one of her signature tunes.


Patsy Cline - Crazy

On this day in 1988, UB40 went to No.1 on the US singles chart with their version of the Neil Diamond song 'Red Red Wine', also a No.1 hit in the UK


UB40 - Red Red Wine

On this day in 1966, The Four Tops started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Reach Out And I'll Be There'. The group's second US No.1 and their first No.1 in the UK.


The Four Tops – Reach Out I’ll Be There

Richard Carpenter, born on this day, 1946


The Carpenters – Yesterday Once More

Marv Johnson, born on this day, 1938, US singer, (1960 US No.9 single 'I Love The Way You Love', 1969 UK No.10 single 'I'll Pick A Rose For My Rose'). Johnson's recording of Berry Gordy's song 'Come To Me' became Motown Records first ever-single release in May 1959. He died on 16th May 1993.


Marv Johnson – I’ll Pick A Rose For My Rose

Justin Hayward, born on this day, 1946


Justin Hayward - Forever Autumn


Justin Hayward & John Lodge - Blue Guitar


Moody Blues – Nights In White Satin

Paul Simon, born on this day, 1941 - writer of songs of pure poetry,
one of my all time favourite artists


Paul Simon – Kathy’s Song


Paul Simon – Mother and Child Reunion

50 Ways

Paul Simon 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover


Paul Simon - Kodachrome


Paul Simon - Graceland


Paul Simon – The Boy In The Bubble


Paul Simon – Crazy Love

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