On this Day in Music – 9th October

1970’s

1971 – The double A-side single Reason to Believe and Maggie May by Rod Stewart began a 5-week reign at the top of the UK Singles Chart. Reason to Believe was written by American folk singer Tim Hardin.

1940’s

1940 – The co-founder of The Beatles John Lennon was born (John Winston Ono Lennon) at Liverpool Maternity Hospital.  The legendary musician sadly lost his life in December 1980 when he was shot by Mark Chapman.

Previous Albums Of The Day

No.399 9/10/2017

Tunnel of Love by Bruce Springsteen is 30 years old today. Underrated in The Boss back catalogue? Doesn’t sound dated like many albums from late 80’s. brucespringsteen.net

Born On This Day Supergroup

Vocals:  John Lennon and PJ Harvey
Guitar:
Bass:  John Entwistle (The Who)
Drums:  Tony Royster, Jr.

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