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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).




Summertime-Blues

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.




Night-Owl

Gerry Rafferty – Night Owl




Heart

Gerry Rafferty – Whatever’s Written In Your Heart





Baker-Street

Gerry Rafferty – Baker Street





Royal-Mile

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




I-Just

Dusty Springfield – I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself




The_Kiss

Dusty Springfield – I Only Want To Be With You




Going-Back

Dusty Springfield – Goin' Back






Terence Alan Patrick Seán "Spike" Milligan born 16 April 1918
A true comedy genius - He died 27 February 2002






If-I-Could-Write-Words







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'.




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'




Fool

Doobie Brothers – What A Fool Believes





Emmylou Harris, born on this day, 1947




Hobo's-Lullaby

Emmylou Harris – Hobo’s Lullaby




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