January 2nd, 1971 - George Harrison's album 'All Things Must Pass' starts a seven week run at the No.1 position on the album chart. It makes Harrison the first solo Beatle to score a No.1 album.

January 3rd, 1973 – Over a thousand international fashion editors and experts vote Mick Jagger and wife Bianca two of the best-dressed men and women of 1972.

January 4th, 1970 Neil Boland, Chauffeur of The Who, was accidentally killed when drummer Keith Moon ran him over. Moon was trying to escape from an angry mob of skinheads after a fight broke out at a pub in Hatfield, England. Moon had never passed a driving test.

January 5th, 1973Bruce Springsteen releases his debut album ‘Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.’ It was recorded in a single week and would only sell about 25,000 copies in its first year. ‘Blinded By The Light’ was released as a single but never made a splash in the charts. Manfred Mann would later cover Bruce’s ‘Blinded By The Light’ on their album, ‘The Roaring Silence,’ which would reach #1 in 1977 claiming its spot as the most popular version of the song.

January 6th, 1964 The Rolling Stones, The Ronettes, Marty Wilde, and several other performers kick off the first of a 14 date tour in the UK at the Granada Theatre in Middlesex.

January 7th, 1974Carly Simon and James Taylor become parents with the birth of their daughter Sarah Maria.

January 8th, 1993 – A 29-cent U.S. postage stamp bearing the likeness of a 1950s-era Elvis Presley is issued at a post office near the King’s Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tenn. The U.S. Postal Service held a vote in 1992 in which fans chose the ’50s Elvis 851,200 to 277,723 over an older Elvis.

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