1952 – Singer’s singer Phoebe Snow (“Poetry Man”) is born in New York.
1952 – Stewart Copeland of the Police is born in Alexandria, Egypt. The group has six top 10 songs and three top five albums. “Synchronicity,” which sells more than one million copies, tops Chart Toppers’s pop album chart for 17 weeks.
1952 – Born on this day, Jeff Carlisli, 38 Special, (1982 US No.10 single ‘Caught Up In You’).
1952 – New York Dolls guitarist Johnny Thunders is born in Leesburg, Fla.
1952 – On American TV tonight, a nationwide audience watches as an 8-year-old Gladys Knight wins the talent competition on Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour. Knight takes home $2,000 and a gold cup.
1952 – Bassist Phil Kramer of Iron Butterfly (“In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida”) is born in Youngstown, Ohio. Philip Taylor Kramer (July 12, 1952 – February 12, 1995) was a bass guitar player for the rock group Iron Butterfly during the 1970s. After this he obtained a night school degree in aerospace engineering, worked on the MX missile guidance […]
1952 – Memphis producer and Sun Studios owner Sam Phillips records the last of five sessions with bluesman Howlin’ Wolf.
1952 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Auf Wiederseh’n Sweetheart,” Vera Lynn.
1952 – Born on this day, Leon Chancler, drummer, percussionist. Worked with Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Michael Jackson’s (Billie Jean), Donna Summer, Carlos Santana, The Crusaders, Frank Sinatra, Weather Report, Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers, Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock and John Lee Hooker.
1952 – Comedian/actor/writer/Blues Brother and House of Blues co-founder Dan Aykroyd is born in Ottawa, Canada. Person Dan Aykroyd Right click for SmartMenu shortcuts