This Day in Music
September 18th: Born on this day
1933, Born on this day, Blues singer Jimmie Rodgers, (1957 US No.1 & UK No.30 single 'Honeycomb').
1939, Born on this day, Frankie Avalon, (1959 US No.1 & UK No.16 single 'Venus').
1946, Born on this day, Alan King, Ace, (1974 UK No.20 single 'How Long').
1950, Born on this day, Mike Hossack, Drums, The Doobie Brothers, (1979 US No.1 single 'What A Fool Believes', 1993 UK No.7 single 'Long Train Runnin').
1952, Born on this day, Dee Dee Ramone, (Douglas Colvin), bass, The Ramones, 1977 UK No.22 single 'Sheena Is A Punk Rocker'). He died of a drug overdose 5th June 2002. Dee Dee is buried at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, California, not far from the cenotaph of his former Ramones' bandmate, Johnny Ramone. More on Dee Dee Ramone
1961, Born on this day, Martin Beedle, drummer, Cutting Crew, (1987 US No.1 & 1986 UK No.4 single 'I Just Died In Your Arms').
1962, Born on this day, Joanne Catherall, vocals, The Human League, (1981 UK No.1 & 1982 US No.1 single 'Don't You Want Me' plus over fifteen other UK Top 40 singles).
1962, Born on this day, Richard Walmsley, Beatmasters, 1988 UK No.5 single 'Rock Da House').
1966, Born on this day, Ian Spice, Breathe, (1988 UK No.4 single 'Hands To Heaven').
1966, Born on this day, Nigel Clarke, Dodgy, (1996 UK No.4 single 'Good Enough').
1966, Born on this day, Mike Heaton, drummer, Embrace, (2006 UK No. 2 single ‘Natures Law’, 2006 UK No.1 album ‘This New Day’).
1967, Born on this day, Ricky Bell, New Edition, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Candy Girl'), Bell Biv DeVoe, (1990 US No.3 single 'Do Me!').

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