16 February

Pick a Day


In Music History

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1942 Shep Fields and His Orchestra record "Jersey Bounce."

1934 Herbie and Harold Kalin (of the pop duo Kalin Twins) are born in Port Jervis, New York.

1931 Otis Blackwell, composer of the seminal rock 'n roll tunes "Great Balls of Fire" and "All Shook Up," and the R&B sizzler "Fever," is born in Brooklyn, New York.

1918 Patty Andrews (lead singer of The Andrews Sisters) is born in Mound, Minnesota.

1916 Bill Doggett, composer of the hit R&B instrumental "Honky Tonk," is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1901 Orchestra leader Wayne King, who has a #1 hit with "Dream A Little Dream Of Me" in 1931, is born in Savanna, Illinois.

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Bob Dylan Finally Lands A #1 Album


Planet Waves becomes the first Bob Dylan album to reach #1 in the US.

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