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2 Aug 1960
Johnny Kidd and The Pirates were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Shakin' All Over'. Their only UK No.1. Kidd died in car crash in 1966. Many acts have covered the song, including: The Who, Led Zeppelin, Iggy Pop and The Guess Who.
2 Aug 1962
Robert Allen Zimmerman legally became Bob Dylan having signed a music publishing deal with Witmark Music on 12th July of this year, engineered by Albert Grossman.
2 Aug 1991
Rick James and his girlfriend Tanya Hijazi were arrested in Hollywood charged with assault with a deadly weapon aggravated mayhem torture, false imprisonment and forcible oral copulation. James was released on $1 million bail.
2 Aug 2000
Jerome Smith from KC and the Sunshine Band died after being crushed by a bulldozer he was operating. Had the 1975 US No.1 single 'Get Down Tonight' and the 1983 UK No.1 single 'Give It Up.'
2 Aug 1944
English drummer, singer and songwriter Jim Capaldi, who with Traffic scored the 1967 UK No.2 single 'Hole In My Shoe'. Capaldi had the solo 1975 UK No. 4 hit single with 'Love Hurts'. Capaldi also performed with the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, George Harrison and Cat Stevens. He died 28th Jan 2005 of stomach cancer aged 60.
2 Aug 1957
Mojo Nixon, US singer, guitarist. Wrote the song 'Bring Me The Head Of David Geffen'.