1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in… Read more

1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in…

1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in London. He first records with the King Bees, Lower Third and the Mannish Boys in 1963 before going solo. His two No. 1 songs are “Fame” and “Let’s Dance.” David Bowie (IPA: Although he released an album and numerous singles earlier, David Bowie first caught […]

1940 – Norman Whitfield is born on This Day in Rock! Read more

1940 – Norman Whitfield is born on This Day in Rock!

1940 – Norman Whitfield is born on This Day in Rock! American songwriter and producer he best known for his work with Berry Gordy’s Motown. Norman Collaborated with Barrett Strong to produce the hits “I Heard It through the Grapevine”, “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg”, “(I Know) I’m Losing You”, “Cloud Nine”, “War”, “Papa Was […]