Happy Birthday Phil Collins!
Musicians Born On January 30
1928 Ruth Brown
1941 Joe Terranova (Danny and the Juniors)
1942 Marty Balin (Jefferson Starship)
1947 Steve Marriott (Small Faces)
1951 Phil Collins (Genesis)
1961 Jody Watley (Shalamar)
Deaths On January 30
1980 Professor Longhair (blues musician)
1982 Sam 'Lightnin' Hopkins (blues musician)
Number 1 In The Charts On January 30
1961 Shirelles: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow US 45
1964 The Searchers: Needles and Pins UK 45
1971 George Harrison: My Sweet Lord UK 45
1982 Barbra Streisand: Love Songs UK LP
1982 Hall and Oates: I Can't Go For That US 45
1988 Tiffany: I Think We're Alone Now UK 45
1988 INXS; Need You Tonight US 45
1999 Britney Spears : ..Baby One More Time : US single
Various Music Events On January 30
1954 Big Joe Turner hits US R&B chart with TV Mama.
1956 Elvis Presley records Blue Suede Shoes at RCA Studios in New York
1956 Jerry Lee Lewis backs country and western/rockabilly singer Billy Lee Riley at Sun session for Red Hot, his biggest hit.
1969 Beatles film and record Get Back on the roof of the Apple Building in Baker Street, London
1973 Kiss make their live stage debut at Coventry Club, Queens, New York.
1974 Greg Lake arrested for swimming nude in a Salt Lake City hotel pool, clearly visible from the street!
1988 Moving to No. 18, Everywhere gives Fleetwood Mac their fourth Top 10 single from Tango in the Night LP in US.
1990 Bob Dylan is honoured in France and becomes a commander in the Order of Arts and Letters.
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