On this day in 1971, Janis Joplin started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the Kris Kristofferson's 'Me And Bobby McGee'
On this day in 1982, Joan Jett And The Blackhearts started a seven week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll'
Joan Jett – I Love Rock n Roll
On this day in 1976, Paul Kossof , guitarist with Free died aged 25, of heart failure during a flight from Los Angeles to New York
Free – The Hunter
Born on this day, 1959, Terry Hall, vocals, Specials
The Specials -Ghost Town
On this day in 1962, Bob Dylan’s debut album “Bob Dylan” was released in the United States
Bob Dylan - House Of The Rising Sun
On this day in 1972, Paul Simon scored his first solo No.1 album when his self-titled debut went to the top on the UK charts.
Featuring the single 'Mother And Child Reunion'
Paul Simon – Mother and Child Reunion
On this day in 1972, Neil Young started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Heart Of Gold'. His only Top 20 hit as a solo artist reached No.10 on the UK chart.
Neil Young – Heart Of Gold
John Sebastian, born on this day, 1944
The Lovin’ Spoonful – Nashville Cats
Lovin’ Spoonful - Summer In The City
The Lovin Spoonful – Daydream
Lovin’ Spoonful – Do You Believe In Magic