This Day in Music
October 13th: Born on this day
1940, Born on this day, Chris Farlowe, singer, (1966 UK No.1 single 'Out Of Time', which was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards).
1941, Born on this day, Paul Simon, singer, songwriter, (1970 UK & US No.1 single with Simon and Garfunkel, 'Bridge Over Trouble Water.' The duo's 1970 album 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' spent 307 weeks on the UK chart). Solo, (1986 UK No.4 single 'You Can Call Me Al', 1986 UK No.1 album Graceland spent 115 weeks on the UK chart).
1944, Born on this day, Robert Lamm, vocals, keyboards, Chicago, (1976 UK & US No.1 single 'If You Leave Me Now').
1947, Born on this day, Sammy Hagar, Montrose, Van Halen, solo 1984 hit with 'I Can't Drive 55'. He founded the Cabo Wabo Tequila brand and restaurant chain, as well as Sammy's Beach Bar Rum.
1948, Born on this day, John Ford Coley, England Dan & John Ford Coley, (1976 US No. 2 & UK No. 26 single, 'I'd Really Love To See You Tonight.)'
1948, Born on this day, Peter David Spencer, Smokie, (1975 UK No.3 single 'If You Think You Know How To Love Me').
1950, Born on this day, Simon Nicol, guitar, Fairport Convention, (1969 UK No.21 single 'Si Tu Dois Partir').
1959, Born on this day, Gerry Darby, Carmel, (1983 UK No.15 single 'Bad Day').
1959, Born on this day, Marie Osmond, singer and part of The Osmonds family, (1973 US No.5 & UK No.2 single 'Paper Roses').
1962, Born on this day, Rob Marche, guitar, Jo Boxers, (1983 UK No.3 single 'Boxer Beat').
1968, Born on this day, Carlos Marín, Il Divo, (2004 UK No.1 self-titled album, also number one in 13 countries around the world).
1970, Born on this day, Paul Potts, Welsh singer who became the winner of the first series of ITV's Britain's Got Talent, (2007 UK No.1 album 'One Chance').
1980, Born on this day, Ashanti Douglas, (2002 US No.1 single 'Foolish', 2002 US No.1 album, Ashanti').


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