1943: Bert Jansch
1945: J. D. Souther
1946: Nick Simper (Deep Purple)
1967: Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree)
1957: Sun Records released “Great Balls of Fire”, by Jerry Lee Lewis. The single went on to sell over five million copies worldwide, a No.1 in the UK & No.2 in the US.
1972: Steely Dan released their debut album, ‘Can’t Buy A Thrill’.
1973: David Bowie scored his 2nd UK No.1 album with ‘Pin Ups’. It stayed at that spot for 5 weeks.
1979: ‘The Long Run’ by Eagles began a 9-week run at the top of the US chart, their 4th No.1 album.
1996: Death of singer, Eva Cassidy [aged 33].
2002: Santana hit No.1 on the US chart with ‘Shaman’, their 4th US No.1 album.
Happy 52nd Birthday to Steven Wilson: Musical genius of the 21st century! Check the t-shirt… 😉