This day in music history – 29 September
Written by Clay on September 29, 2016
1960, Ricky Valance was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Tell Laura I Love Her’, making him the first Welsh singer to top the charts, and a One-hit Wonder.
1971, On the last night of their first ever Japanese tour Led Zeppelin appeared at Osaka Festival Hall.
1973, Grand Funk Railroad went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘We’re An American Band’, the group’s first of two US chart toppers.
1979, The Police had their first UK No.1 single with ‘Message In A Bottle’ the group’s third Top 20 hit.
1984, Prince and the Revolution started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Let’s Go Crazy’, his second US No.1, and a No.7 hit in the UK.