Legend:  BTD – Born Today     OTD – On This Day

DateArtist/GroupDescriptionImage
BTD Jul23,1935 Cleveland Duncan#BTD Jul23,1935 #ClevelandDuncan RIP lead singer The #Penguins 1954 US #8 single "Earth Angel, Will You Be Mine"
BTD Jul23,1942 Madeline Bell#BTD Jul23,1942 #MadelineBell soul singer famous in 1960s then joined #BlueMink 1970 UK hit single "Melting Pot"
BTD Jul23,1944 Dino Danelli#BTD Jul23,1944 #DinoDanelli original member, drummer The #YoungRascals (changed to The #Rascals in 1968); 1966 US #1 "Good Lovin'", 1967 US #1 & UK #8 "Groovin", 1968 US #1 "People Got To Be Free", +10 US & 10 CAN Top40 singles with 6 #1s
BTD Jul23,1946 Andy Mackay#BTD Jul23,1946 #AndyMackay saxophone, oboe founding member #RoxyMusic 1972 UK #4 single "Virginia Plain", 1975 UK #2 "Love Is The Drug", +15 UK Top40 singles. Taught music & wrote scores for TV
BTD Jul23,1947 Tony Joe White#BTD Jul23,1947 #TonyJoeWhite singer, songwriter, guitarist 1969 US #8 "Polk Salad Annie", he wrote the song "Rainy Night in Georgia" made popular by vocalist #BrookBenton
BTD Jul23,1950 Blair Thorton#BTD Jul23,1950 #Canadian #BlairThorton guitarist Bachman–Turner Overdrive #BTO 1974 US #1, CAN #1 & UK #2 single "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet", +5 US and 11 CAN Top40 singles
BTD Jul23,1952 Janis Siegel#BTD Jul23,1952 #JanisSiegel singer #ManhattanTransfer @mantran 1977 UK #1 "Chanson D'amour", 1981 US #7 single "Boy From New York City"
BTD Jul23,1955 Marisa DeFranco#BTD Jul23,1955 #MarisaDeFranco keyboards with the #Canadian group The #DeFranco Family 1973 US #3 single "Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat" & the 1973 US biggest selling single, 1973 US #32 "Abra-ca-dabra" and 1974 US #18 "Save the Last Dance for Me"
OTD Jul23,1950 GeneAutry#OTD Jul23,1950 The #GeneAutry Show premieres on the @CBS network. Aurtry is the only person with 5 stars on the #Hollywood Walk of Fame film, TV, music, radio, and live
OTD Jul23,1958 Jerry Lewis#OTD Jul23,1958 #JerryLewis and Paramount pictures releases the movie "Rock-A-Bye Baby" in New York; last week the film was released in Los Angeles. Lewis does his Rock-N-Roll Scene during the movie. Video==> https://youtu.be/DFpQbHrmqTA
OTD Jul23,1961 Bobby Lewis#OTD Jul23,1961 #BobbyLewis is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Tossin' and Turnin'" for the 2nd week of a 7wk run at #1
OTD Jul23,1963 Neil Young#OTD Jul23,1963 #NeilYoung went through his 1st recording session at radio station #CKRC Winnipeg, Manitoba, #Canada @Neilyoung
OTD Jul23,1964 Beatles#OTD Jul23,1964 The #Beatles start a 3wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "A Hard Day's Night" their 5th UK #1
OTD Jul23,1965 Beatles#OTD Jul23,1965 The #Beatles song "Help!" is released as a single in the UK.
OTD Jul23,1966 Cavern Club#OTD Jul23,1966 PM #HaroldWilson officially reopens the refurbished #CavernClub, retaining its original basement vaults and atmosphere. Top of the bill is #RufusThomas & #SolomanBurke with #BillyButler compere. @cavernliverpool previously closed because of debts on Feb28,1966
OTD Jul23,1966 Dean Martin#OTD Jul23,1966 #DeanMartin enters the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #100 with “A Million And One" Dino will peak at #41 for 2wks on Aug20,1966
OTD Jul23,1966 Frank Sinatra#OTD Jul23,1966 #FrankSinatra moves to #1 on the US album chart with “Strangers In The Night” This is @franksinatra’s most successful LP
OTD Jul23,1966 Tommy James#OTD Jul23,1966 #TommyJames and the #Shondells are still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Hanky Panky" @TJShondells last week of a 2wk run at #1
OTD Jul23,1968 Beatles#OTD Jul23,1968 The #Beatles record “Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey” for The #WhiteAlbum. The song was written by #JohnLennon and credited to Lennon–McCartney
OTD Jul23,1969 Three Dog Night#OTD Jul23,1969 #ThreeDogNight receives a gold record for the single "One" Their 1st of seven gold records, the song was written by #HarryNilsson
OTD Jul23,1969 Rolling Stones#OTD Jul23,1969 The #RollingStones start a 5wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Honky Tonk Women" @RollingStones 8th and final UK #1
OTD Jul23,1977 Barry Manilow#OTD Jul23,1977 #BarryManilow is at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Looks Like We Made It" @barrymanilow’s third US #1. Composed by #RichardKerr with lyrics by #WillJennings
OTD Jul23,1977 Foreigner#OTD Jul23,1977 #Foreigner releases “Cold As Ice” and enters the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #81. The song will peak at #6 on Oct22. Track 2 on their debut album @ForeignerMusic
OTD Jul23,1983 Police#OTD Jul23,1983 The #Police are still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Every Breath You Take" for the 3rd week of a 8wk run at #1
OTD Jul23,1988 Def Leppard#OTD Jul23,1988 #DefLeppard went to the #1 position on the US Album Charts with “Hysteria”. Spent forty-nine weeks on the US album chart.
OTD Jul23,1988 Richard Marx#OTD Jul23,1988 #RichardMarx is at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Hold On To The Nights" @richardmarx first US #1 single. Written by Richard Marx and producered Richard Marx and #DavidCole
OTD Jul23,1989 Ringo Starr#OTD Jul23,1989 #RingoStarr & His All-Starr Bands kicks off his 1st tour since the break-up of the #Beatles with a show in #Dallas Texas. @ringostarrmusic With Joe Walsh, Nils Lofgren, Dr. John, Billy Preston, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Clarence Clemons, Jim Keltner
OTD Jul23,2011Amy Winehouse#OTD Jul23,2011 #AmyWinehouse singer dies at the age of 27. Winehouse is found dead in her London home. The coroner’s inquest reached a verdict of misadventure, noting her blood alcohol content was more than five times the legal drink-drive limit
OTD Jul23,2012Gatsby#OTD Jul23,2012 #Gatsby living the good life. Remembering our good friend @resporose @EspositoII @KristinaEspo1
OTD Jul23,2017 Michael Esposito II#OTD Jul23,2017 #MichaelEspositoII listening to The Best of #Blondie on @KristinaEspo1's turntable @EspositoII @BlondieOfficial