This Day in Music
 
July 26th: Born on this day
1941, Born on this day, Bobby Hebb, US singer, (1966 US No.2 and UK No.12 single 'Sunny'). The song was written about Bobby's brother, who had been killed by a mugger in 1963, and started out as an album filler until it was picked for a single release.
1941, Born on this day, Neil Landon, The Flowerpot Men, (1967 UK No.4 single 'Let's Go To San Francisco'), The Ivy League, (1965 UK No.3 single 'Tossing and Turning').
1941, Born on this day, Darlene Love, The Crystals, (1962 US No.1 single 'He's A Rebel', 1963 UK No.2 single 'Then He Kissed Me').
1942, Born on this day, Dobie Gray, US singer, (1965 US No.13 and UK No.25 single 'The In Crowd', 1973 US No.5 single 'Drift Away').
1943, Born on this day, Mick Jagger, vocals, The Rolling Stones, (1969 UK & US No.1 single 'Honky Tonk Women', and over 35 UK & US Top 40 singles and albums). Solo (1985 UK No.1 single with David Bowie 'Dancing In The Street'). 1985 UK No. 6 solo album 'She's The Boss.' More on The Rolling Stones
1949, Born on this day, Roger Taylor, drums, vocals, Queen, (1975 UK No.1 single 'Bohemian Rhapsody' also UK No.1 in 1991, plus over 40 other UK Top 40 singles, 1980 US No.1 single 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love'). Also a member of The Cross. More on Bohemian Rhapsody


1961, Born on this day, Gary Cherone, vocals, Extreme, (1991 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'More Than Words'). Also toured and recorded with Van Halen.
1961, Born on this day, Andy Connell, Swing Out Sister, (1986 UK No.4 single 'Breakout').
1962, Born on this day, Miranda Joyce, vocals, The Belle Stars, (1983 UK No.3 single 'Sign Of The Times').
1963, Born on this day, Scott Francis Crago, American session drummer, worked with The Eagles since 1994 as well as Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, Bryan Adams, Stevie Nicks, Jackson Browne, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Bob Seger and Chris Isaak.
1967, Born on this day, Tim Barnwell, DJ Headliner, Arrested Development, (1992 US No.8 & UK No.2 single 'People Everyday').
1980, Born on this day, Dave 'Brown Sound' Baksh, guitar, Sum 41, (2001 UK No 13 single 'In Too Deep'). Quit Sum 41 in 2006 to pursue his career with his second band Brown Brigade and The Organ Thieves.




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