Legend: BTD – Born Today OTD – On This Day

DateArtist/GroupDescriptionImage
BTD Mar7,1945 Arthur Lee#BTD Mar7,1945 #ArthurLee RIP guitarist, songwriter with #Love 1966 US #33 "7 and 7 Is", 1968 UK #24 album "Forever Changes" and 1969 UK #29 LP "Out Here"
BTD Mar7,1945 Chris White#BTD Mar7,1945 #ChrisWhite singer, songwriter, bass guitarist The #Zombies; became 1 of the bands 2 main songwriters, alongside #RodArgent 1964 US #2 & UK #12 "She's Not There", 1964 US #6 "Tell Her No", 1969 US #3 "Time of the Season" 2019 inducted in @rockhall @TheZombiesMusic
BTD Mar7,1946 Matthew Fisher#BTD Mar7,1946 #MatthewFisher songwriter, producer, played the Hammond organ on the #ProcolHarum's 1967 UK #1 & US #5 single "A Whiter Shade Of Pale" & scored hits "Homburg", "Conquistador"
BTD Mar7,1946 Peter Wolf#BTD Mar7,1946 #PeterWolf (Peter Blankfield) lead vocalist for the #JGeils Band from 1967-1983; J Geils Band 1982 US #1 & UK #3 "Centerfold" from the 1981 #1 LP "Centerfold" & 1982 US #4 & UK #27 "Freeze-Frame", +7 US Top40s & solo 1984 US #12 "Lights Out" #HBday @PeterWolf_Woofa
BTD Mar7,1952 Ernie Isley#BTD Mar7,1952 #ErnieIsley singer, songwriter, guitartist, drummer The #IsleyBrothers 1968 US #12 & UK #3 "This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)", 1969 US #2 "It's Your Thing", +9 US, 10 UK & 59 R&B Top40s with 7 R&B #1s. His 1st live gig 1966 as a drummer #HBday @ErnieIsley
BTD Mar7,1953 Kenny Aronoff#BTD Mar7,1953 #KennyAronoff drummer many bands such as #JohnFogerty, #BrianWilson, #NeilDiamond and #JohnMellencamp (previously Johnny Cougar) band from 1980 to 1996; 1982 US #2 "Hurts So Good"; US #1 "Jack & Diane", +22 Top40 singles and 6 US Main #1s #HBday @AronoffOFFICIAL
OTD Mar7,1939 Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians#OTD Mar7,1939 #GuyLombardo and His Royal Canadians record "Auld Lang Syne" They're from London, Ontario #ldnont. Lombardo performed the song on New Year's Eve until his death Nov5,1977. Their version is played at Times Square every New Year's following the ball drop ever since
OTD Mar7,1956 Kay Starr#OTD Mar7,1956 #KayStarr with #HugoWinterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus are still at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "Rock And Roll Waltz" for the last week of a 3wk run at #1
OTD Mar7,1956Carl Perkins#OTD Mar7,1956 The song “Blue Suede Shoes” by #CarlPerkins enters the R&B Singles chart. This is the 1st time a country artist is on the R&B charts
OTD Mar7,1959Coasters#OTD Mar7,1959 The #Coasters are on #DickClark's Saturday Night Beech-Nut Show singing "Charlie Brown"
OTD Mar7,1960 Percy Faith#OTD Mar7,1960 #PercyFaith is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with The Theme From "A Summer Place" for the 3rd week of a 9wk run at #1
OTD Mar7,1961Rifleman#OTD Mar7,1961 100th episode of "The Rifleman" airs on the #ABC Network. Episode "Dark Day At North Fork" Lucas, temporarily blind, faces a gunfight starring #ChuckConnors as Lucas McCain and #JohnnyCrawford as his son Mark McCain @johnnycrawford
OTD Mar7,1962Beatles#OTD Mar7,1962 The #Beatles record their 1st radio show at Playhouse Theatre a #BBC radio program called "Teenager's Turn - Here We Go"
OTD Mar7,1964 Beatles#OTD Mar7,1964 #Beatles begin their run on top of the @billboard Hot100 Single Chart Top5: #1 I Want to Hold Your Hand; #2 She Loves You; #3 Dawn (Go Away); #4 Please Please Me & #5 Java. Artists are The #Beatles 1,2,4 - #FourSeasons with @frankievalli 3rd & #AlHirt at #5
OTD Mar7,1964Beatles#OTD Mar7,1964 The #Beatles are still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "I Want To Hold Your Hand" 6th week of a 7wk run. The 1st of 3 consecutive #1s for The Beatles. The next 2 #1 hits, for #Beatles, will be "She Loves You" 2wks & "Can't Buy Me Love" for 5wks
OTD Mar7,1966 Bobby Darin#OTD Mar7,1966 #BobbyDarin appears on the TV Drama "Run For Your Life" episode "Who's Watching the Fleshpot?" Auto thieves and beautiful women on the French Riviera involve Paul in their scheme. Starring #BenGazzara as Paul Bryan with guest star Darin as Mark Shepherd
OTD Mar7,1966 Mike Millward#OTD Mar7,1966 #MikeMillward RIP guitarist dies at the age of 23. The #Fourmost 1963 UK #9 "Hello Little Girl", 1964 UK #6 "A Little Loving", +4 UK Top40 singles. Continued to play with the band while suffering with leukemia; #BrianEpstein managed the band
OTD Mar7,1967 Bee Gees#OTD Mar7,1967 #BeeGees records the single "New York Mining Disaster 1941" The song took six takes to create, The orchestra and some other parts were added on Mar13 @BeeGees
OTD Mar7,1967 Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin#OTD Mar7,1967 #SandraDee (Alexandra Zuck) receives a divorce from #BobbyDarin (Walden Cassotto) they had been married on Dec1,1960
OTD Mar7,1967Beatles#OTD Mar7,1967 The #Beatles record additional overdubs for "Lovely Rita" including harmony vocals and effects. The song was written and sung by #PaulMcCartney and credited to Lennon–McCartney
OTD Mar7,1968 Grammy for Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band#OTD Mar7,1968 Producer #GeorgeMartin with audio engineer #GeoffEmerick, the #Grammy for "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" and #RingoStarr @ringostarrmusic
OTD Mar7,1969Who#OTD Mar7,1969 The #Who's “Pinball Wizard” is released in Britain. This would be the 1st public airing from the rock opera #Tommy @TheWho
OTD Mar7,1970 Paul Simon#OTD Mar7,1970 #PaulSimon and #ArtGarfunkel #SimonandGarfunkel are still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Bridge Over Troubled Water" for the 2nd week of a 6wk run at #1
OTD Mar7,1970 Simon and Garfunkel#OTD Mar7,1970 #SimonandGarfunkel's LP "Bridge Over Troubled Water" starts a 10wk run at #1 on US Album chart. The duo will split-up by the time of the albums release
OTD Mar7,1975Splinter#OTD Mar7,1975 The #Splinter’s single “China Light” written by #BobbyPurvis with lyrics by #BillElliott is released on #GeorgeHarrison's record label #DarkHorse Records
OTD Mar7,1976 Eddie Rabbitt#OTD Mar7,1976 #EddieRabbitt is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "I Love a Rainy Night" for the last week of a 2wk run at #1
OTD Mar7,1976 Elton John#OTD Mar7,1976 #EltonJohn is put on display in wax at the London's Madame Tussauds Wax Museum @eltonofficial @MadameTussauds
OTD Mar7,1985Michael Jackson#OTD Mar7,1985 The song "We Are the World" is heard on the radio for the first time. The single is written by #MichaelJackson and #LionelRichie and produced by #QuincyJones and #MichaelOmartian. Over 40 artists are involved
OTD Mar7,1987 Bon Jovi#OTD Mar7,1987 #BonJovi is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Livin' On A Prayer" Bon Jovi's last week of a 4wk run at #1 @BonJovi
OTD Mar7,2011Phil Collins#OTD Mar7,2011 Singer, drummer #PhilCollins announces his retirement. He decided to stop his music career to be a full time dad. Phil Collins has sold over 100M albums as solo artist. In 2018 returned to touring on his "Not Dead Yet Tour" @PhilCollinsFeed
MarchStock Aitken WatermanStock Aitken Waterman (abbreviated as SAW) songwriting and record producing trio consisting of Mike Stock, Matt Aitken, and Pete Waterman. Considered one of the most successful songwriting and producing partnerships of all time