On this Day in Music – 12th October


2017Rockstar by Post Malone featuring 21 Savage became the UK Number One Single, where it remained for 4 weeks.  The song knocked Sam Smith’s Too Good at Goodbyes off the top spot.

2013Counting Stars by OneRepublic became the UK Number One Single for the first of two occasions, spending just one week at the top each time.


1971 – The American rock and roll pioneer, and Be-Bop-A-Lula singer Gene Vincent dies. On a visit to his fathers in California, Vincent suffered a ruptured stomach ulcer causing his death at just age 36.

Albums Of The Day

No.402 12/10/2017

The Haunted Man by Bat For Lashes is 5 years old today. A restrained dreamlike fairytale, reminds me of Kate Bush. Love Laura and title track. batforlashes.com

Born On This Day Supergroup

Vocals:  Sam Moore (Sam & Dave)
Guitar:  Rick Parfitt (Status Quo)

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