14 November

Pick a Day


In Music History

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1949 Styx guitarist James Young is born in the Chicago suburb of Western Springs, Illinois.

1947 Buckwheat Zydeco, accordionist and zydeco musician, is born Stanley Dural Jr. in Lafayette, Louisiana.

1936 Freddie Garrity of Freddie & the Dreamers is born in Crumpsall, Manchester, England.

1936 R&B singer Cornell Gunter (of The Platters, The Coasters) is born in Coffeyville, Kansas.

1919 Pop singer Johnny Desmond is born Giovanni Alfredo De Simone in Detroit, Michigan. His highest-charting hit was "The Yellow Rose of Texas" in 1955.

1915 Pop singer Martha Tilton is born in Corpus Christi, Texas. Known for "And the Angels Sing" with Benny Goodman (1939).

1900 Composer and Aaron Copland is born in Brooklyn, New York City.

1805 Composer and pianist Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel is born in Hamburg, Germany.

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Letterman Cajoles Sonny & Cher Into Singing "I Got You Babe"


The long-since-divorced Sonny and Cher perform "I Got You Babe" on Late Night with David Letterman.

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