March 6 – Today In Rock Music History

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Musician’s Born On This Day On March 6

1893 Walter ‘Furry’ Lewis (blues singer)
1937 Doug Dillard (Dillards)
1944 Mary Wilson (Supremes)
1945 Hugh Grundy (Zombies)
1947 Dave Gilmour (Pink Floyd)
1947 Kiki Dee (Pauline Matthews)

Number 1 In The Charts On March 6

1965 Temptations: My Girl US 45
1971 Mungo Jerry: Baby Jump UK 45
1976 Tina Charles: I Love to Love UK 45
1976 Miracles: Love Machine US 45
1982 Tight Fit: The Lion Sleeps Tonight UK 45
1982 Go-Gos: Beauty and the Beat US LP
1993 Peabo Bryson/Regina Belle : A Whole New World (Aladdin’s Theme) : US single
1992 Annie Lennox : Diva : UK LP

Various Music Events On March 6

1965 Rolling Stones record tracks in Liverpool for Got Live if You Want It LP.

1968 Sandie Shaw marries fashion designer Jeff Banks.

1970 Beatles release Let it Be single in UK.

1970 Charles Manson releases LP Lie.

1975 Eagles’ Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 hits UK LP chart.

1975 Led Zeppelin win gold record for Physical Graffiti

1975 Average White Band win gold record for Pick Up the Pieces.

1976 Eagles’ Take it to the Limit hits UK singles chart.

1976 All 22 Beatle singles are rereleased in UK, in addition to Yesterday which, despite having topped American chart in 1965, has never previously been released in Britain as a single.

1989 Smokey Robinson releases his autobiography “Inside My Life”

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