TODAY IS JANUARY 31ST IT IS BACKWARDS DAY, EAT BRUSSEL SPROUTS DAY, HELL IS FREEZING OVER DAY, NATIONAL BIG WIG DAY, NATIONAL HOT CHOCOLATE DAY AND NATIONAL PRESCHOOL HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY!
Elton John won awards for Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Single with Kiki Dee, at the fourth American Music Awards held in California.
Blondie topped the The Billboard Hot 100 with “The Tide Is High”, a song written and recorded in 1967 by John Holt and his Kingston, Jamaica band, The Paragons
Dewy Martin, drummer and backing vocalist for Buffalo Springfield on their 1967 hit “For What It’s Worth”, died from hardening of the arteries at the age of 68.
John Wetton, who played bass guitar in King Crimson, Uriah Heep and Roxy Music before fronting supergroup Asia, died at the age of 67 after a battle with colon cancer.