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On this day in 1960, touring in the UK, 21-year-old US singer Eddie Cochran was killed when the taxi he was travelling in crashed into a lamppost on Rowden Hill, Chippenham, Wiltshire, (where a plaque now commemorates the event).


Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues

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

Get It Right

Gerry Rafferty – Get It Right Next Time

Dusty Springfield, born on this day, 1939
She died on March 3rd 1999


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


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

Emmylou Harris, born on this day, 1947


Emmylou Harris – Hobo’s Lullaby

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