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On This Day In Music History: September 23rd

Robert of the Radish
The Y! Music Playlist Blog
September 23, 2012

For this playlist I've pulled together songs by artists who were born, or made history on this day, September 23rd:

1930: Ray Charles is born
1943: Julio Iglesias, Toni Basil,  Steve Boone of The Lovin' Spoonful and Walter and Wallace Scott of The Whispers are born
1949: Bruce Springsteen is born
1957: Buddy Holly and The Crickets hit #1 with "That'll Be The Day"
1965: The Walker Brothers hit #1 with "Make It Easy On Yourself"
1967: The Box Tops hit #1 with "The Letter"
1970: Mick Jagger meets his future wife Bianca for the very first time
1974: Average White Band member Robbie McIntosh dies of a heroin overdose

1978: 10cc hits #1 for the last time with "Dreadlock Holiday"
1980: Bob Marley performs at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh, the last performance before his death
1989: Milli Vanilli hits #1 with "Girl I'm Gonna Miss You"
1995: Shaggy hits #1 with "Boombastic"
2001: Kylie Minogue hits #1 with "Can't Get You Out Of My Head"
2004: Lil' Kim's bodyguard Suif Jackson is sentenced to 12 years in prison
2006: Neil Young is named artist of the year

On This Day In Music History: September 23rd

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