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This Day in Music October 17

17 Oct 1947
David St Hubbins, vocals, Spinal Tap, (1984 rock film 'This Is Spinal Tap').

17 Oct 1958
Alan Jackson, country music singer, who has recorded over a dozen studio albums. More than 50 of his singles have appeared on Billboard's list of the Top 30 Country Songs, for which of Jackson's entries, 35 were No.1 hits. He is the recipient of two Grammys, 16 CMA Awards, 17 ACM Awards and is also a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

17 Oct 1972
Eminem, US Rapper, (Marshall Bruce Mathers III), 2000 UK No.1 single 'The Real Slim Shady', 2000 world wide No.1 album 'The Marshall Mathers LP.'

17 Oct 1972
Haitian rapper, musician Wyclef Jean, who with The Fugees had the 1996 UK No.1 single 'Killing Me Softly' and the 1998 solo 1998 UK No.3 single 'Gone Till November'. Jean has won three Grammy Awards for his musical work.

17 Oct 1970
The Jackson Five started a five-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'I'll Be There'. The group's fourth No.1 of 1970, it made No.4 in the UK. Motown records claimed the group had sold over 10 million records during this year.

17 Oct 1981
Christopher Cross started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Arthur's Theme, (Best That You Can Do)', his second US No.1. and a No.7 hit in the UK.

17 Oct 1995
During an interview with The Observer magazine Noel Gallagher from Oasis said he wished Damon Albarn and Alex Cox of Blur would die from AIDS. He later retracted his statement.



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