Your (Almost) Daily Playlist: 9-7-22

Today’s playlist celebrates the September 7 birthdays of The Crickets’ Buddy Holly, Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde, Air’s Jean-Benoît Dunckel, Chic’s Alfa Anderson, N.W.A’s Eazy-E, Gloria Gaynor, Owen Pallett, Starland Vocal Band’s Margot Chapman, Morris Albert, Latimore, Jermaine Stewart, and The Simpsons’ Julie Kavner; and the September 8 birthdays of The Cars’ Benjamin Orr, Patsy Cline, Neko Case, ’til tuesday’s Aimee Mann, P!nk, Bob & Earl’s Earl Nelson,The Beau Brummels’ Sal Valentino, Wiz Khalifa, Slim Thug, and Peter Sellers.

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Throwback Thursday: 1961

The years between 1958 and 1963 are often thought of as a sleepy time for rock and roll, a quiet time between the genre’s initial burst onto the charts and the onslaught of the British Invasion. However, lots of great records were charting during those years. Check out this playlist of thirty hits from 1961 for proof.

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