Legend:  BTD – Born Today     OTD – On This Day

DateArtist/GroupDescriptionImage
BTD Jul29,1946 Neal Doughty#BTD Jul29,1946 #NealDoughty keyboards, founding member #REOSpeedwagon @kcreospeedwagon 1981 US #1 & UK #7 single "Keep On Loving You"
BTD Jul29,1947 Carlo Santanna#BTD Jul29,1947 #CarloSantanna (Carlo Paul Santana) guitarist, lead singer #PaperLace 1974 UK #1 "Billy Don't Be A Hero", 1974 US #1 & UK #3 "The Night Chicago Died", 1974 UK #11 & US #41 "The Black-Eyed Boys"
BTD Jul29,1953 Geddy Lee#BTD Jul29,1953 #Canadian #GeddyLee (Gary Lee Weinrib) lead singer, bassist, keyboards #Rush 1981 US #3, UK #3 & CAN #1 Moving Pictures, 1982 US #10, UK #3 & CAN #1 Signals, +12 US, 13 UK and 16 CAN Top40 singles @rushtheband 1st rock band to receive order of #Canada May9,1996
BTD Jul29,1953 Patti Scialfa#BTD Jul29,1953 #PattiScialfa singer, member of #BruceSpringsteen and the E Street Band since 1984 & married to Bruce @springsteen since 1991
BTD Jul29,1959 John Sykes#BTD Jul29,1959 #JohnSykes guitar, songwriter #ThinLizzy @ThinLizzy_ from 1982–1983 & #Whitesnake from 1984-1987; 1987 US #1 "Here I Go Again" Played in many other bands & solo artist #HBday @Real_Sykes
OTD Jul29,1955 Slim Whitman#OTD Jul29,1955 #SlimWhitman starts an 11wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Rose Marie"
OTD Jul29,1959 Isley Brothers#OTD Jul29,1959 The #IsleyBrothers record the song "Shout" The song would reach #47 on the US singles chart and #JoeyDee & the Starliters would take it to #6 in 1962.
OTD Jul29,1961 Bob Dylan#OTD Jul29,1961 #BobDylan performs in New York at the Riverside Church Hootenanny Special
OTD Jul29,1961Dick Clark's Caravan of Stars#OTD Jul29,1961 In Atlantic City, New Jersey, promoter #DickClark unveils his tour Dick Clark's Caravan of Stars
OTD Jul29,1963Beach Boys#OTD Jul29,1963 @CapitolRecords sends DJs (Disc Jockeys) car terms and phrases to help promote The #BeachBoys new album "Little Deuce Coupe"
OTD Jul29,1963 PeterPaul and Mary#OTD Jul29,1963 #PeterPaulandMary single "Blowin' In The Wind" is released and enters the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #86. The song will peak a #2 on Aug17
OTD Jul29,1965 Beatles#OTD Jul29,1965 The #Beatles 2nd film "Help!" has its UK premiere at The Pavilion in London.
OTD Jul29,1966 Cream#OTD Jul29,1966 #EricClapton, #JackBruce and #GingerBaker have their live debut as #Cream at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England
OTD Jul29,1967 Doors#OTD Jul29,1967 The #Doors start a 3wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with an edited version of "Light My Fire"
OTD Jul29,1968 Bulletin Magazine#OTD Jul29,1968 #Bulletin magazine's future prediction
OTD Jul29,1968 Beatles#OTD Jul29,1968 The #Beatles are in the recording studio; #GeorgeMartin is absent. These are the 1st recordings of "Hey Jude"
OTD Jul29,1968 Byrds#OTD Jul29,1968 The #Byrds left on a tour of South Africa without #GramParsons. He refused to go because of the countries apartheid policy
OTD Jul29,1972 Gilbert O'Sullivan#OTD Jul29,1972 #GilbertOSullivan starts a 4wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Alone Again, (Naturally)" Falls to #2 Aug26 for 1wk, returning to #1 Sep2 for another 2wks and a total of 6wks. His only US #1 @GilbertOSull_
OTD Jul29,1972 Looking Glass#OTD Jul29,1972 #LookingGlass starts a 4wk run at #2 on the @billboard Hot100 singles chart with "Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)" The song will reach #1 on Aug26,1972
OTD Jul29,1974 Cass Elliot#OTD Jul29,1974 #CassElliot (Mama Cass) dies at the age of 32. The member of The Mamas & The Papas #CassElliot dies in her sleep from a heart attack after playing to a sold out show.
OTD Jul29,1978 Andy Gibb#OTD Jul29,1978 #AndyGibb is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Shadow Dancing" for the last week of a 7wk run at #1
OTD Jul29,1978 Grease#OTD Jul29,1978 Soundtrack to the movie "Grease" featuring #JohnTravolta #OliviaNewtonJohn went to #1 on the US album chart
OTD Jul29,1978 Kenny Loggins, Stevie Nicks#OTD Jul29,1978 The duet by #KennyLoggins and #StevieNicks "Whenever I Call You Friend" is released and enters the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #90. The song will peak at #5 for 2wks on Oct28; written by @kennyloggins #MelissaManchester
OTD Jul29,1979 Blondie, Rockpile#OTD Jul29,1979 #Blondie appears with #Rockpile featuring #NickLowe & #DaveEdmunds
OTD Jul29,1980 David Bowie#OTD Jul29,1980 #DavidBowie has his theatrical debut at the @DenverCenter of Performing Arts in the title role of the “Elephant Man" It was a record-breaking week
OTD Jul29,1986 Billy Joel#OTD Jul29,1986 The #BillyJoel album "The Bridge" is released and @billyjoel would go 2x platinum.
OTD Jul29,1989 Martika#OTD Jul29,1989 #Martika is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Toy Soldiers" @MartikaTunes last week of a 2wk run at #1
OTD Jul29,1995 Les Elgart#OTD Jul29,1995 #LesElgart dies. His recording of Bandstand Boogie was used by #DickClark as the theme for the show "American Bandstand"
OTD Jul29,2016 Ringo Starr#OTD Jul29,2016 #RingoStarr having a great day in the studio with Mr. piano man #JimCox. @ringostarrmusic adds some peace and love