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Bob Marley.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bob Marley (“Redemption Song”, “No Woman No Cry”, “One Love”, “Is this Love”, “Get Up, Stand Up”, “I Shot the Sherrif”, Exodus”, “Kaya”, “Easy Skanking”, “Time Will Tell”).

Music history and highlights that have happened on February 6th… from the birthplace of the blues… and rock n’ roll.

Frank Sinatra.

Frank Sinatra.

1943:  Frank Sinatra debuts on radio show “Your Hit Parade”.

1965:  Righteous Brothers’ “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts.

1945:  Bob Marley born in St. Ann, Jamaica.

1950:  Natalie Cole born in Los Angeles.

1962:  Guns & Roses’ Axl Rose born in Layayette, Indiana.

Natalie Cole.

Natalie Cole.

1965:  Rolling Stones 2nd album starts a few week run at No. 1 on the U.K. charts.

1995:  Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson marries Melinda Ledbetter in Palos Verdes, California.

1991:  Danny Thomas passes away.

1998:  Beach Boys’ Carl Wilson passes on.

2007:  Singer Frankie Laine ( “Mule Train”, “Cry of the Wild Goose”, “Jezebel”, “High Noon”, “Rawhide”) passes on.

2014:  Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” named greatest song of all time by NME (National Music Express).

2016:  Singer songwriter Dan Hicks passes on (“I Scare Myself”, “Canned Music”).