The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum


Today In Rock: September 21

1947

Don Felder was born.

1959

Santo & Johnny hit #1 with "Sleep Walk".

1963

The Miracles hit #8 with "Mickey's Monkey".

1963

Martha and the Vandellas' million-selling "Heat Wave" tops the R&B chart for five weeks and reaches #4 on the pop chart.

1968

The Chambers Brothers hit #11 with "Time Has Come Today".

1968

The Moody Blues hits #24 in the US with "Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon)".

1974

Emerson Lake & Palmer hit #4 in the US with 'Welcome Back My Friends to the Show That Never Ends; Ladies and Gentlemen...Emerson Lake and Palmer'.

1974

Barry White hits #1 with "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe".

1975

I'm Sorry (John Denver) was a hit.

1981

Rick James hits #16 with "Super Freak" and #40 with "Give It to Me Baby".

1991

C&C Music Factory hits #4 in the US with "Things That Make You Go Hmmmm".

1991

Rush hits #3 in the US with 'Roll the Bones'.

2003

Martha Reeves performs "Heat Wave" with fellow inductee Bruce Springsteen at Detroit's Comercia Park.