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Oct 23, 2020: Jerry Jeff Walker, ‘Mr. Bojangles’ Singer-Songwriter, Dies

Born Ronald Clyde Crosby in upstate NY, the musician’s most famous composition was inspired by a New Orleans street performer he met in jail

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October 23, 1976: Chicago Scores First #1 Single

After 11 Top 10 singles since their first in 1970, the band finally topped the charts in the U.S., the U.K. and many other countries

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Oct 23, 2021: Jay Black, Lead Singer For ’60s Group, Jay and the Americans, Dies

Born David Blatt, he led the NYC-based musical group with such catchy hits as “This Magic Moment,” “Come a Little Bit Closer,” and “Cara Mia”

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