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Today In Rock: February 9

1942

Carole King was born.

1948

The Ravens hits #5 on the R&B chart and #24 on the pop chart with "Write Me A Letter."

1956

The Turbans hit #33 with "When You Dance".

1959

Jackie Wilson hits #1 on the R&B chart and #7 on the pop chart with "Lonely Teardrops." The single is released on Brunswisk Records.

1964

The Beatles make their first appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'.

1969

Everyday People (Sly & the Family Stone) was a hit.

1974

Art Garfunkel hits #38 with "I Shall Sing".

1974

Love Unlimited Orchestra hits #1 with "Love's Theme".

1975

You're No Good (Linda Ronstadt) was a hit.

1980

Orchestral Manoeuvres In the Dark hits #67 in the UK with "Red Frame/White Light".

1981

Bill Haley died in Harlingen, TX.

1986

How Will I Know (Bon Jovi) was a hit.

1991

C&C Music Factory featuring Freedom Williams hits #1 US with "Gonna Make Sweat".