Today In Music History: 04/12/17

Happy Birthday’s go out to Vince Gill, Pat Travers, David Cassidy and David Letterman.

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On this day in 1964,  Chubby Checker married Miss World-1962,  Catharina Lodders. They have three kids together.

Simon & Garfunkel released the “The Boxer” on this day in 1969, the song took more than 100 hours to record.

On this day in 1972,  John Denver recorded “Rocky Mountain High.”

Mickey Thomas became the new lead singer of Jefferson Starship on this day in 1979. Before that he had sang “Fooled Around And Fell In Love,” for Elvin Bishop back in 1975.

Belinda Carlisle married  Morgan Mason on this day in 1986, they are still together.

On this day in 1988, Sonny Bono was elected mayor of Palm Springs, California.

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Same year, the #1 song on the radio this day was “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car” by Billy Ocean.

Ozzy Osbourne received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on this day in 2002.

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And Madonna took over the top spot of all time for Top Ten Hits on the Billboard Pop Chart. It happened on this day in 2008, when her single “4 Minutes,” reached the top ten,  giving her 37 top 10’s. She has since added another to take the record to 38.


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