Happy Birthday Marianne Faithfull!!
Musicians Born On December 29
1942 Ray Thomas (Moody Blues)
1941 Rick Danko (The Band)
1946 Marianne Faithfull (As Tears Go By)
1947 Cozy Powell (UK drummer)
1951 Yvonne Elliman
1970 Glenn Phillips (Toad The Wet Sprocket)
Deaths On December 29
1980 Tim Hardin (If I Were a Carpenter)
Number 1 In The Charts On December 29
1960 Cliff Richard: 'I Love You' UK 45
1973 Jim Croce: 'Time in a Bottle' US 45
1990 Cliff Richard: 'Saviour's Day' UK 45
Various Music Events On December 29
1930 Radio Luxembourg begins transmissions
1956 'The Lonnie Donegan Showcase', a ten-inch LP, enters UK singles chart
1963 Weavers (founded in 1949 by Pete Seeger, Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hayes and Fred Hellerman) perform their final concert in Chicago
1966 Beatles begin recordings for 'Penny Lane' at EMI
1967 Dave Mason leaves Traffic
1967 Spencer Davis Group release 'Mr Second Class', their last chart hit
1969 Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band announce split during gig at Lyceum
1975 Grace Slick and Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane divorce.
1982 Bob Marley commemorative stamp issued in Jamaica
1994 Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes pleads guilty in Atlanta to arson charges. Her boyfriend's $1 million mansion was destroyed in the blaze.
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