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September 2015

BBC Radio 1’s first programme

BBC Radio 1’s first programme
The Tony Blackburn show
7am – Saturday 30th Sept 1967
1 Beefeaters John Dankworth (Tony’s theme tune)
2 Flowers In The Rain The Move
3 Massachusetts The Bee Gees
4 Even The Bad Times Are Good The Tremeloes
5 Fakin’ It Simon & Garfunkel
6 The Day I Met Marie Cliff Richard
7 You Can’t Hurry Love The Supremes
8 The Last Waltz Engelbert Humperdink
9 Baby Now That I’ve Found You The Foundations
10 Good Times Eric Burdon and the Animals
11 A Banda Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
12 I Feel Love Comin’ On Felice Taylor
13 How Can I Be Sure Young Rascals
14 Major To Minor The Settlers
15 Homburg Procol Harum
16 You Keep Running Away The Four Tops
17 Let’s Go To San Francisco The Flower Pot Men
18 Handy Man Jimmy James
19 You Know What I Mean The Turtles
20 The House That Jack Built The Alan Price Set
21 Excerpt From A Teenage Opera Keith West
22 Reflections Diana Ross and the Supremes
23 King Midas In Reverse The Hollies
24 Ode To Billy Joe Bobby Gentry
25 Then He Kissed Me The Crystals
26 Anything Goes Harpers Bizarre
27 The Letter The Box Tops
28 Beefeaters John Dankworth

17th Sept 1923, Born on this day in Mount Olive, Alabama, was Hank Williams (born Hiram King Williams).


17th Sept 1923, Born on this day in Mount Olive, Alabama, was Hank Williams (born Hiram King Williams). The American singer-songwriter and musician is regarded as one of the most important country music artists of all time. Williams recorded 35 singles (five released posthumously) that would place in the Top 10 of the Billboard Country & Western Best Sellers chart, including 11 that ranked No.1. During his last years Williams’s consumption of alcohol, morphine and painkillers severely compromised his professional life. Williams died aged 29 on January 1, 1953. More on Hank Williams:

17th September, On This Day 1966, Paul McCartney Reported Dead

This Day in Music's photo.

17th Sept 1969, Media on both sides of the Atlantic were running stories that said Paul McCartney was dead. He was supposedly killed in a car accident in Scotland on November 9th, 1966 and that a double had been taking his place for public appearances. In fact, Paul and his girlfriend Jane Asher were on vacation in Kenya at the time. More on this:…/paul_mccartney_death_myths

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