Few players have infused rock music with the potent mixture of classical and blues influences that Lord did.
After the delayed success of 'Layla,' 1972 also brought a single from Eric’s self-titled debut solo album of two years before.
The artist they called the first lady of Motown scored her first R&B No. 1 with 'You Beat Me To The Punch.'
The track is celebrated as the only hit in which both the group and song names are palindromes.
One Motown smash replaced another at No. 1 in the US on 19 September 1970, as Edwin Starr’s ‘War’ was succeeded by Diana's 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough.'
The famous Manchester R&B club reopened in its new location on 18 September 1965 with a visit from a favourite band.
The band's fifth album made the UK top 20 at the height of the new wave movement.
On 17 September 1979, the quartet played their first-ever concert on American soil.
'Jenny, Jenny' was one of no fewer than seven irresistible singles to make the UK charts in a memorable year for the rock 'n' roller.
In September 1963, Rick revived Glenn Miller's World War II hit 'Fools Rush In' for his next successful 45.
Midway through the 1970s, Grand Funk fans had another chance to experience the band’s on-stage energy on disc.
A month after the release of Walsh's last studio album with the band, Thirds, he recorded 'Live In Concert' with them at Carnegie Hall.
The Johnny Burnette song 'Just A Little Too Much' was another chart favourite for the teen idol.
'You Can't Hurry Love' had the working title ‘This Is Where I Came In,’ before Holland-Dozier-Holland found the lyric they wanted.
7 September was a notable date in both their early and late chart history, with 'My Babe' and 'Rock and Roll Heaven.'
Hank’s original ‘Jambalaya (On The Bayou)’ made its US pop chart debut on 6 September 1952.