This Day in Music
 
July 31st: Born on this day
1946, Born on this day, Gary Lewis singer, (1965 US No.1 single with The Playboys, 'This Diamond Ring' plus 11 other US Top 40 hits).
1947, Born on this day, Karl Green, guitar, Herman's Hermits, (1964 UK No.1 single 'I'm Into Something Good', 1965 US No.1 single 'Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter').
1951, Born on this day, Carlo Karges, Nena, (1984 UK No.1 & US No.2 single '99 Red Balloons'). More One Hit Wonders
1953, Born on this day, Hugh McDowell, cello, Electric Light Orchestra, (1979 UK No.3 & US No.4 single 'Don't Bring Me Down', plus 26 other Top 40 hits)
1957, Born on this day, Daniel Ash, Bauhaus, (1982 UK No.15 single 'Ziggy Stardust'), Love & Rockets and solo.
1958, Born on this day, Bill Berry, drums, R.E.M. (1991 UK No.6 & US No.10 single 'Shiny Happy People', plus over 20 Top 40 UK singles, 1992 UK No.1 & US No.2 album 'Automatic For The People'). Berry quit the band in 1997.
1960, Born on this day, Malcolm Ross, Aztec Camera, (1988 UK No.3 single 'Somewhere In My Heart').
1963, Born on this day, Norman Cook, Housemartins, (1986 UK No.1 single 'Caravan Of Love'), Beats International, (1990 UK No.1 'Dub Be Good To Me'), Freak Power, ('Turn On Tune In Cop Out'), aka, Pizzaman, Fatboy Slim, (1999 UK No.1 single 'Praise You').
1964, Born on this day, Jim Corr, guitar, keyboards, vocals, The Corrs, (1998 UK No.3 single 'What Can I Do'. 'Talk On Corners' was the best selling UK album of 1998 spending 142 weeks on the UK chart).
1964, Born on this day, Robert Townsend, Pop Will Eat Itself, (1991 UK No.15 single 'X Y & Zee').
1971, Born on this day, John Lowery, guitar, Marilyn Manson, (1998 US No.1 album, 'Mechanical Animals', UK No. 12 single, 'The Dope Show').
1978, Born on this day, Will Champion, drummer with Coldplay who had the 2000 UK No.4 single 'Yellow', the 2000 UK No.1 album 'Parachutes' and the 2005 worldwide No.1 album 'X&Y'.




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