In 1958, Psychedelic Furs bass player Tim Butler was born.

http://youtu.be/yHHVcfUNwew

 


In 1964, Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys married Marilyn Rovell in Los Angeles.

http://www.zoomerradio.ca/news/this-week-in-music-history-13/

 

In 1977, Dr Peter Carl Goldmark, inventor of the long-playing microgroove record (1945), was killed in a car crash aged 71. The LP revolutionized the way people listened to music.

 

In 1985, Mr Mister hit No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Broken Wings'.

http://youtu.be/8HTAX2Jchsw

 

In 1996, Toni Braxton reached No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Un- Break My Heart'.

http://youtu.be/p2Rch6WvPJE

 

2007, Ray Charles Plaza was opened in Albany, Georgia. It featured a revolving, bronze sculpture of Charles seated at a piano.

http://youtu.be/Thls_tMuFkc

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