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MONDAY 28TH JANUARY 2013

1977, PINK FLOYD’S TENTH STUDIO ALBUM ‘ANIMALS’ ENTERED THE UK CHARTS AT #2. THE SLEEVE CONCEPT WAS THAT OF ROGER WATERS, WHO LIVED AT THE TIME NEAR CLAPHAM COMMON, AND REGULARLY DROVE PAST BATTERSEA POWER STATION. A VIEW OF THE IMPOSING BUT DISUSED FORMER POWER STATION BUILDING WAS CHOSEN FOR THE COVER IMAGE, COMPLETE WITH MASSIVE INFLATABLE PIG SUSPENDED BETWEEN TWO OF THE TOWERS.

1978, THE FLEETWOOD MAC ALBUM ‘RUMOURS’ WENT TO NO.1 ON THE UK ALBUM CHART, ALSO A NO.1 IN THE US. THE ALBUM WENT ON TO SELL OVER 15 MILLION COPIES WORLD- WIDE AND SPENT OVER 440 WEEKS ON THE UK CHART.

1985, THE RECORDING TOOK PLACE FOR WE ARE THE WORLD THE US EQUIVALENT OF BAND AID AT A&M STUDIOS IN HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES. WRITTEN BY MICHAEL JACKSON AND LIONEL RICHIE THE ALL STAR CAST INCLUDED STEVIE WONDER, TINA TURNER, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, DIANA ROSS, BOB DYLAN, (WHO CONTRIBUTED FOUR LINES TO THE CHARITY SINGLE), RAY CHARLES, DARYL HALL, JOHN OATES, CYNDI LAUPER, STEVE PERRY AND BOB GELDOF. THE SESSION WAS PRODUCED BY QUINCY JONES.

2004, ELVIS PRESLEY FANS EXPRESSED THEIR ANGER AT PLANS TO CUT UP A RARE TAPE OF THE SINGER’S EARLY SONGS AND SELL THE SNIPPETS AT AUCTION. THE TAPE, WHICH FEATURED A RECORDING MADE BY PRESLEY DURING THE EARLY 1950S, WAS NOW TOO FRAGILE TO PLAY. US FIRM MASTER TAPE COLLECTION SAID THE TAPE WOULD BE CUT INTO TWO-INCH SNIPPETS AND SOLD FOR ¬£270 ($460) EACH.

BORN TODAY

1927, RONNIE SCOTT, JAZZ MUSICIAN…DIED ON DECEMBER 23RD 1996.

1968,CANADIAN MUSICIAN SINGER SONGWRITER, SARAH MCLACHLAN

1975, LEE LATCHFORD-EVANS, SINGER WITH ENGLISH POP GROUP STEPS