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Musicians Born On January 19
1939 Phil Everly (Everly Brothers)
1943 Janis Joplin (Me and Bobby McGee)
1945 Rod Evans (Deep Purple - original lead singer)
1946 Dolly Parton (country singer)
1949 Robert Palmer (Addicted to Love)
1952 Dewey Bunnell (America)
1957 Mickey Virtue (UB40)
1963 Caron Wheeler (Soul II Soul)
Deaths On January 19
1998 Carl Perkins
Number 1 In The Charts On January 19
1959 Platters: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes US 45
1967 Monkees I'm a Believer UK 45
1974 New Seekers: You Won't Find Another Fool like Me UK 45
1974 Al Wilson: Show and Tell US 45
1980 Pretenders: Brass in Pocket UK 45
1980 Michael Jackson: Rock with You US 45
1980 Pink Floyd: The Wall US LP
1980 Pretenders: Pretenders UK LP
1985 Foreigner: I Want to Know What Love Is UK 45
1985 Alison Moyet: Alf UK LP
1991 Enigma: Sadness (Part 1) UK 45
1991 Janet Jackson: Love Will Never Do Without You : US single
1998 Oasis : All Around The World : UK single
Various Music Events On January 19
1961 Gary 'US' Bonds hits UK chart with New Orleans
1970 Road movie Easy Rider starring Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper, released. Soundtrack LP features Jimi Hendrix, Steppenwolf and Byrds.
1976 John, Paul, George and Ringo offered thirty million dollars to reform by promoter Bill Sergent.
1980 Prince debuts on UK chart with I Wanna Be Your Lover.
1985 Prince hits UK chart with 1999
1993 Fleetwood Mac reunites to perform at Bill Clinton's inauguration. The band's"Don't Stop" was used as the theme for his campaign.
1993 The Supreme Court allows Tom Waits to keep the $2.5 million that a judge awarded him after he sued Frito-Lay for using a sound alike in a commercial.
1994 The Band, Rod Stewart,The Animals, The Grateful Dead, Elton John, John Lennon, Bob Marley and Duane Eddy are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
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