On this Day in Music – 10th October


1963Do You Love Me by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes started a 3 week reign at the top of the UK Singles Chart. The song was written by Motown’s Berry Gordy and features the famous phrases ‘the mashed potato’ and ‘the twist.’ The Contours version was used in the movie Dirty Dancing.


1917 – The American jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He is known for his improvisational style and jazz standards such as the brilliant Round Midnight.

Previous Albums Of The Day

No.400 10/10/2017

The falsetto voice of Moses Sumney is a thing of beauty, and the new album Aromanticism is a work of art. Listen in its entirety! mosessumney.com

Born On This Day Supergroup


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