Saturday, January 7, 2017

Today in Music History...January 7, 2017

Music History: January 7

January 7th: Born on this day

1937, Born on this day, Paul Revere, keyboards, Paul Revere and the Raiders, (1971 US No.1 single 'Indian Reservation', plus 14 other US Top 30 hit singles. He died on 4th Oct 2014.
1942, Born on this day, Danny Williams, singer, (1961 UK No. 1 'Moon River', the Oscar-winning song was from the film Breakfast At Tiffany's).
1944, Born on this day, Mike McGear, singer, brother of Paul McCartney, The Scaffold, (1968 Christmas UK No.1 single 'Lily The Pink').
1945, Born on this day, Dave Cousins, vocals, guitar, The Strawbs, (1973 UK No.2 single with 'Part Of The Union').
1946, Born on this day, Andy Brown, drums, The Fortunes, (1965 UK No.2 & US No.7 single 'You've Got Your Troubles').
1948, Born on this day, Kenny Loggins, singer, songwriter, (one half of Loggins & Messina 1971-76), 1984 US No.1 & UK No. 6 single 'Footlose' from the film of the same name.
1959, Born on this day, Kathy Valentine, bass, The Go- Go's, (1982 US No.2 single 'We Got The Beat', 1982 UK No.47 single 'Our Lips Our Sealed').
1972, Born on this day, Taja Sevelle, (real name Nancy Richardson), US singer, she started recording at age 15 in 1987. (1988 UK No.7 single 'Love Is Contagious').
1974, Born on this day, John Rich, bass, vocals, Lonestar, (2000 US No.1 & UK No. 21 single 'Amazed').

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