This Day in Music
 
April 26th: Born on this day
1938, Born on this day, Duane Eddy, guitarist, (1960 UK No.2 and US No.4 single 'Because They're Young', plus over 15 other UK & US Top 40 singles).
1938, Born on this day, Maurice Williams, (1960 US No.1 & 1961 UK No.14 single with The Zodiacs, 'Stay'). Also a hit for Jackson Browne and The Hollies.


1940, Born on this day, Giorgio Moroder, producer, (1979 US No.33 & UK No. 48 single, 'Chase' from the film Midnight Express. Produced Donna Summer's world- wide 1976 hit 'Love To Love You Baby', 1984 UK No.3 single with Phil Oakey, 'Together In Electric Dreams.')
1942, Born on this day, Bobby Rydell, US singer, (1960 US No.2 & UK No.7 single 'Wild One', plus 17 other US Top 40 hits).
1945, Born on this day, Tony Murray, The Troggs, (1966 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Wild Thing'). More on The Troggs
1945, Born on this day, Gary Wright, Spooky Tooth, solo, (1976 US No.2 single 'Dream Weaver').
1951, Born on this day, Nick Garvey, The Motors, (1978 UK No.4 single 'Airport').
1952, Born on this day, Neol Davies, Selecter, (1979 UK No.8 single 'On My Radio').
1960, Born on this day, Roger Taylor, drums, Duran Duran, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Is There Something I Should Know' plus 25 other UK Top 40 singles, 1984 US No.1 single 'The Reflex'), Arcadia, (1985 UK No.7 single 'Election Day').
1961, Born on this day, Chris Mars, drums, The Replacements, (1984 album 'Let It Be').
1970, Born on this day, Ruth Anne, vocals, Olive, (1997 UK No.1 single 'You're Not Alone').
1970, Born on this day, Tionne Watkins, T- Boz, vocals, TLC, (1995 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'Waterfalls' 1999 US No.1 album 'Fanmail' spent 57 weeks on the UK chart).
1971, Born on this day, Jay DeMarcus, (real name: Stanley Wayne DeMarcus Jr.), bassist, Rascal Flatts, (2004 US country No.2 single ‘I Melt’, 2006 US No.1 album ‘Me And My Gang’).
1975, Born on this day, Joey Jordison, drums, Slipknot, (2001 UK No.1 album 'Iowa').
1976, Born on this day, Jose Antonio Pasillas II, drummer, Incubus, (2004 US No.2 and UK No.6 album ‘A Crow Left of the Murder’’, 2006 US No.1 album ‘Light Grenades’).
1981, Born on this day, Ms Dynamite, (Niomi McLean Daley), UK rapper, singer, (2002 UK No. 7 single 'It Takes More').
1982, Born on this day, Jonathan Lee, vocals, S Club 7, (1999 UK No.1 single 'Bring It All Back'). 2000 UK No.1 album '7' spent over a year on the UK chart.




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