The number one single today in 1958:
The number one album in the country today in 1971 was Paul and Linda McCartney’s “Ram”:
Today in 1972, Bruce Springsteen signed a record deal with Columbia Records. He celebrated 19 years later by marrying his backup singer, Patti Scialfa.
Birthdays today start with the Wisconsinite to whom every rock guitarist owes a debt, Les Paul:
George Bunnell played guitar and wrote for Strawberry Alarm Clock:
Jon Lord played keyboards for Deep Purple and Whitesnake:
Mitch Mitchell played drums for the Jimi Hendrix Experience:
Dean Dinning played bass for Toad the Wet Sprocket: