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October 3rd On This Day Music History

October 3rd Happy Birthday to
Eddie Cochran (1938), Chubby Checker (1941), Antonio Martinez – Los Bravos (1945), Lindsey Buckingham – Fleetwood Mac (1949), Ronnie Laws – Earth Wind and Fire (1950), Steve Ray Vaughan (1954), Robbie Jaymes – Modern Romance (1961), Tommy Lee (1962), Dan Miller – They Might be Giants (1967), Gwen Stefani (1969), Kevin Richardson – Backstreet Boys (1971), India Arie Simpson (1975), Jake Shears (1978), Danny O’Donoghue – The Script (1980), Ashlee Simpson (1984)

Chart News
1965 Ken Dodd at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Tears’
1987 M/A/R/R/S at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Pump Up The Volume.
1992 Abba at No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Gold- Greatest Hits.’
1992 Billy Ray Cyrus at No.1 on the Australian chart with ‘Achy Breaky Chart’
1998 B*Witched at No.1 on the UK chart with ‘Rollercoaster’.
1999 Tom Jones at No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Reload’
1999 Eve at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Let There Be…Eve.’
2004 Joss Stone at No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Mind Body & Soul.

Gig News
1958 The Biggest Show Of Stars 1958 Tour kicked off at the Worcester Auditorium in Worcester, Massachusetts featuring Buddy Holly, Frankie Avalon, Bobby Darin, The Olympics, Dion & The Belmonts, Bobby Freeman, The Elegants, Jimmy Clanton, The Danleers, Duane Eddy, Clyde McPhatter and The Coasters
1967 James Brown played two shows at the Royal Albert Hall in London
1989 Deborah Harry performed at The Borderline Club, London.

Music News
1967 Woodie Guthrie died

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