This Day in Music
 
September 26th: Born on this day
1925, Born on this day, Marty Robbins, US Country singer, (1960 US No.1 & UK No.19 single 'El Paso'). He died on 8th December 1982.
1926, Born on this day, Julie London, US singer, (1956 US No. 9 & UK No. 22 single 'Cry Me A River'). She died on 18th October 2000.
1941, Born on this day, Joe Bauer, drummer, The Youngbloods, died of a brain tumour in 1982. (1969 US No.5 single 'Get Together').
1943, Born on this day, Georgie Fame, UK singer, keyboards, (1965 UK No.1 single 'Yeh Yeh'. 1968 UK No.1 single 'The Ballad Of Bonnie and Clyde').
1945, Born on this day, Bryan Ferry, singer, Roxy Music, (1972 UK No.4 single 'Virgina Plain', plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles, solo (1976 UK No.4 single, 'Let's Stick Together').
1947, Born on this day, multi-award-winning American country music singer, Lynn Anderson, who scored the 1970 US No.3 & 1971 UK No.3 single 'Rose Garden'. Anderson who charted 12 No.1, 18 Top 10, and more than 50 Top 40 hits died on July 30th 2015 aged 67.
1948, Born on this day, Olivia Newton-John, UK singer, actress, (1978 UK & US No.1 single with John Travolta, 'You're The One That I Want', 1981 US No.1 & UK solo No.7 single 'Physical').
1951, Born on this day, Stuart Tosh, Pilot, (1975 UK No.1 single 'January').
1954, Born on this day, Cesar Rosas, Los Lobos, (1987 UK & US No.1 single 'La Bamba').
1954, Born on this day, Craig Chaquico, Jefferson Starship, (1987 UK & US No.1 single 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us').
1962, Born on this day, Tracey Thorn, vocals, Everything But The Girl, (1995 UK No.3 & 1996 US No.2 single 'Missing').
1965, Born on this day, Cindy Herron, vocals, En Vogue, (1992 US No.2 & UK No.4 single 'My Lovin').
1972, Born on this day, Paul Draper, Mansun, (1996 UK No.15 single 'Wide Open Space').
1972, Born on this day, Shawn Stockman, Boyz II Men, (1992 US & UK No.1 single 'End Of The Road').
1981, Born on this day, Christina Milian, US singer, (2002 UK No. 3 single 'AM To PM').


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