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Today In Rock: April 24

1945

Doug "Cosmo" Clifford was born.

1945

Joe Liggins hits #1 on the R&B chart and #13 on the pop chart with "The Honeydripper," #2 on the R&B chart with "Left A Good Deal In Mobile," and #2 on the R&B chart and #12 on the pop chart with "Got A Right To Cry." All three songs are Exclusive singles.

1966

Good Lovin' (The Young Rascals) was a hit.

1970

The Move hits #7 in the UK with "Brontosaurus".

1971

Alice Cooper hits #21 with "Eighteen".

1976

The Commodores hit #5 with "Sweet Love".

1976

'Wings at the Speed of Sound' hits the top of the U.S. album chart, where it will remain for seven weeks.

1983

Beat It (Michael Jackson) was a hit.