Time Hop Music Du Jour (9/24)


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September 24


1966 James Hendrix arrives in London with only the clothes on his back and his manager.  He then legally changes his name to Jimi Hendrix.




1983 Billy Joel’s “Tell Her About It” is no.1 on the US singles chart




1984 “Karma Chameleon” by Culture Club started a 6 week run at #1 on the UK singles chart





1988 Bobby McFerrin’s memorable hit “Don’t Worry Be Happy” spends 2 weeks at no. 1 in the US




1991 The album “Nevermind” by Nirvana is released in the US. The album has now sold over 30 million copies and features such iconic songs as “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” “In Bloom,” “Come as You Are,” and my personal favorite “Lithium.”