This Day in Music
 
September 27th: Born on this day
1943, Born on this day, Randy Bachman, Guess Who, (1970 US No.1 & UK No.19 single 'American Woman'). Bachman Turner Overdrive, (1974 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet').
1944, Born on this day, Shane Fenton, (Alvin Stardust), UK singer, 1974 UK No.1 single 'Jealous Mind', plus 10 other UK Top 40 singles). Stardust died on 23 October 2014
1947, Born on this day, Barbara Dickson, singer, actress, 1985 UK No.1 single with Elaine Paige, 'I Know Him So Well').
1947, Born on this day, Meat Loaf (Marvin Lee Aday), 1993 UK & US No.1 single 'I'd Do Anything For Love But I Won't Do That', record breaking 1978 album 'Bat Out Of Hell', spent 457 weeks on the UK album chart).
1953, Born on this day, Greg Ham, Men At Work, (1983 UK and US No.1 single 'Down Under').
1953, Born on this day, Robbie Shakespeare, session bass player, as Sly and Robbie worked with Peter Tosh, Robert Palmer, Jimmy Cliff, Grace Jones, Joe Cocker, (1987 UK No.12 single 'Boops, Here To Go').
1958, Born on this day, Shaun Cassidy, singer, actor, (1977 US No.1 single 'Da Doo Ron Ron', Shaun is the half brother of David Cassidy).
1966, Born on this day, Stephan Jenkins, Third Eye Blind, (1997 US No.4 & UK No. 33 single 'Semi-Charmed Life').
1970, Born on this day, Mark Calderon, Color Me Bad, (1991 UK No.1 single 'I Wanna Sex You Up', 1991 US No.1 single 'I Adore Mi Amor').
1975, Born on this day, Lee Brennan, vocals, 911, (1998 UK No.2 single 'More Than A Woman').
1978, Born on this day, Bradley Kirk Arnold, singer, 3 Doors Down. (2003 US No.4 single ‘When I’m Gone’, 2005 US No.1 album ‘Seventeen Days’).
1982, Born on this day, Lil Wayne, (Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.), US rapper, member of the Hot Boys, 2004 US No.5 solo album Tha Carter.
1984, Born on this day, Avril Lavigne, Canadian singer, (2002 US & UK No.3 single 'Complicated', 2002 US No.2 & UK No.1 album 'Let Go', 2007 worldwide No.1 single 'Girlfriend'). Lavigne is the youngest female to top the charts aged 17 years and 3 months.


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