February 19th

1958 - Smokey Robinson turns 18 the same day that his group the Miracles release their first single, "Got a Job." The Robinson composition was a riposte to the Silhouettes' hit "Get a Job."

1965 - Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles recorded a new John Lennon song 'You're Going To Lose That Girl' in two takes. The track was released on the Help! album.

1977 - No. 1 on the American pop singles chart today is Manfred Mann's Earth Band's cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Blinded by the Light." Ironically, Springsteen himself hasn't even had a top 20 single yet.

1983 - Kajagoogoo had their only UK No.1 single with 'Too Shy'. Also a hit in other European countries, 5 weeks at No.1 in Germany, a Top 5 hit in Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, and Netherlands. The group had four other Top 40 hits UK hits.

More Music History...

1965, Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles recorded a new John Lennon song 'You're Going To Lose That Girl' in two takes. The track was released on the Help! album.1965, Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles recorded a new John Lennon song 'You're Going To Lose That Girl' in two takes. The track was released on the Help! album.