Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1946 , Keith Moon drummer with The Who.

Born today in 1949, songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist Rick Springfield.

Born today in 1951, Jimmy “Jimi” Jamison singer and songwriter with Survivor (84-89)

Born today in 1959, Edwyn Collins singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with Orange Juice and solo.

Today in 1965, the album ?Help!? by the Beatles was certified gold.

Today in 1969, The Rolling Stones went number 1 in the US charts with “Honky Tonk Women”.

Today in 1969, Johnny Cash went to number 1 on the US album chart with “Johnny Cash At San Quentin”.

Today in 1980, David Bowie went to number 1 in the UK with “Ashes To Ashes”.

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