Today In Music, July 1


On this date in 1967, The Beatles began a 15-week run at #1 with the album Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band.

In 1981, Steppenwolf bassist, and co-writer of their hit "Magic Carpet Ride", Rushton Moreve died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Santa Barbara, CA. He was 32.

On this date in 1983, after being together less than a year, Bon Jovi signs to Mercury Records.

In 1989, Prince scores his second #1 album, the soundtrack for the movie "Batman".

In 1995, legendary rock DJ Wolfman Jack dies from a heart attack at the age of 57.

BORN ON THIS DAY

Debbie Harry of Blondie, 1945

John Farnham of Little River Band, 1949

Fred Schenider of the B-52's, 1951

Dan Aykroyd of the Blues Brothers and SNL fame, 1951

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