March 10 – Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Tom!

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Musician’s Born On This Day March 10

1903 Bix Beiderbecke (US jazz pianist)
1940 Dean Torrance (Jan and Dean)
1947 Tom Scholz (Boston)
1950 Ted McKenna (Sensational Alex Harvey Band)
1962 Gary Clark (Danny Wilson)
1963 Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam)
1964 Neneh Cherry (Buffalo Stance)
1964 Patrick Kane (Hue & Cry)
1966 Edie Brickell
1967 Susie Q (Susan Banfield) (Cookie Crew)

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Number 1 In The Charts On March 10

1960 Adam Faith: Poor Me UK 45
1962 Bruce Channel: Hey Baby US 45
1979 Gloria Gaynor: I Will Survive US 45
1997 Spice Girls : Mama : UK single

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Deaths On March 10

1988 Andy Gibb (Singer and younger brother of the Bee Gees)
1997 Laverne Baker

Tom Scholz, Tom Scholz Birthday, Boston Guitarist, March 10 Birthdays

Various Music Events On March 10

1954 Clovers peak at No. 2 in the US R&B chart with their tenth hit Lovey Dovey

1955 Ruth Brown presented with special award to mark sales of five million records, by Atlantic bosses Ahmet Urtegun and Jerry Wexler at Apollo theatre in Harlem.

1958 Chuck Berry’s Sweet Little Sixteen is US R&B No. 1

1959 Elvis Presley released I Need Your Love Tonight/A Fool Such as I, with advance orders of one million.

1960 First UK album chart published in Record Retailer magazine. The Explosive Freddie Cannon is first No. 1. In the first EP chart published, Expresso Bongo is No. 1 for Cliff Richard.

1966 Beatles’ last EP hit, Yesterday, hits UK EP chart.

1972 America awarded gold disc for Horse with No Name.

1975 Blue Jays – Justin Hayward and John Lodge – perform their debut gig to 2,800 fans at Carnegie Hall.

1984 Ian Gillan leaves Black Sabbath.

1992 At the Soul Train Awards, Prince wins a lifetime achievement award

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