1944 – Guitarist Dave Edmunds is born in Cardiff, Wales. His biggest single, “I Hear You Knocking,” reaches No. 4 on Chart Toppers’s Hot 100.
As well as producing recordings by Brinsley Schwarz and the Stray Cats, he scored a No. 4 hit in 1971 with “I Hear You Knocking.” His collaboration with bassist Nick Lowe creates a classic disc of power pop, Rockpile’s Seconds of Pleasure.