September 18th: On this Day In Music History
|1960, on his twenty-first birthday, Frankie Avalon was given $600,000 (£330,000) that he earned as a minor from such hits as his 1959 US No.1 single 'Venus').|
|1961, Bobby Vee started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Take Good Care Of My Baby'.|
1968, working at Abbey Road studios on new songs for their forthcoming 'White Album', The Beatles recorded 20 takes of 'Birthday.' Roadie Mal Evans added handclaps, and Yoko Ono and Pattie Harrison contributed backing vocals on the track.