30 January

Pick a Day


In Music History

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1947 Steve Marriott (frontman of The Small Faces, Humble Pie) is born in Manor Park, London, England.

1942 Marty Balin (vocalist for Jefferson Airplane/Starship) is born Martyn Jerel Buchwald in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1941 Joe Terranova (baritone/bass singer of Danny & the Juniors) is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1938 Country singer Norma Jean is born in Wellston, Oklahoma. She is a regular singer on The Porter Wagoner Show from 1961-1967. Her replacement: Dolly Parton.

1936 German jazz pianist Horst Jankowski is born in Berlin.

1921 Jazz pianist Bernie Leighton is born in West Haven, Connecticut.

1917 The Original Dixieland Jazz Band records "The Darktown Strutters' Ball."

1911 Jazz trumpeter Roy Eldridge is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Beatles Rock The Rooftop


The Beatles stage their famous rooftop concert on the roof of Apple Records in London. After performing a few songs, including "Get Back" and "Don't Let Me Down," the police shut them down as a large crowd gathers. It is The Beatles' last public performance.

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