Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Today in Music History September 1st

1962 - Tommy Roe is on top of the Billboard Hot 100 with "Sheila"

1972 - The O’Jays received a gold record for Back Stabbers. It was the first hit for the group from Canton, OH. The O’Jays would place nine more hits on the pop and R&B charts.

1974 - The Osmonds were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the Johnny Bristol song 'Love Me For A Reason', the group's only UK No.1. Also a UK No.2 hit for Boyzone in 1994.

1976 - The Bee Gees sit at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "You Should Be Dancing" for one week.

1984 - After a 25-year career, Tina Turner had her first solo No.1 single in the US with
'What's Love Got To Do With It'.

Happy Birthday

1933 - Conway Twitty (Harold Lloyd Jenkins), died June 5, 1993

1944 - Archie Bell, The Drells, (1968 US No.1 single with the Drells, 'Tighten Up',

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