Happy Birthday BB King!
Musicians Born On September 16
1925 B.B. King (US blues singer/guitarist)
1944 Bernie Calvert (Hollies)
1944 Betty Kelly (Martha and the Vandellas)
1948 Kenny Jones (Faces/The Who)
1963 Richard Marx
Deaths On September 16
1977 Marc Bolan (T. Rex)
Number 1 In The Charts On September 16
1972 Three Dog Night: 'Black and White' US 45
1972 Rod Stewart: 'Never a Dull Moment' UK 45
1978 Boston: 'Don't Look Back' US LP
1989 'Aspects of Love' soundtrack UK LP
1995 Levellers : Zeitgest : UK LP
1996 Fugees : Ready Or Not : UK single
Various Music Events On September 16
1957 Sam Cooke releases 'You Send Me' in US. His first hit, it goes on to top chart
1960 Shadows begin their first headlining UK tour without Cliff Richard
1963 'She Loves You/I'll Get You' released in US for the first time on Swan Label
1972 T. Rex's 'Children of the Revolution' hits UK chart
1974 US TV show 'Shindig' appears for the first time
1974 Bob Dylan begins sessions for 'Blood on the Tracks'
1977 Rolling Stones release 'Love You Live' LP
1978 Grateful Dead become first western rock band to headline a concert in Cairo when they play their famous 'Pyramids' concert
1979 First rap single, 'Rappers Delight' by Sugar Hill Gang, released in US
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