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Today In Rock: March 29

1940

Raymond Davis was born.

1945

Ivory Joe Hunter hits #3 on the R&B chart with "Blues At Sunrise."

1950

The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi hit R&B Top 10 with "Our Father".

1954

Roy Hamilton hits #1 on the R&B chart and #21 on the pop chart with "You'll Never Walk Alone", #4 on the R&B chart and #26 on the pop chart with "If I Loved You", #5 on the R&B chart and #30 on the pop chart with "Ebb Tide" and #8 on the R&B chart with "Hurt".

1964

Can't Buy Me Love (The Beatles) was a hit.

1970

The Mothers of Invention hit #17 in the UK and #94 in the US with 'Burnt Weeny Sandwich'.

1975

LaBelle hits #1 with "Lady Marmelade".

1975

B. T. Express hits #4 with "Express".

1975

Led Zeppelin becomes the first band in history to have 6 albums on the chart at once: 'Physical Graffiti' (#1), 'Led Zeppelin IV', 'House of the Holy', 'Led Zeppelin II', 'Led Zeppelin', and 'Led Zeppelin III'.

1975

The Allen Toussaint-produced disco smash "Lady Marmalade" by the vocal trio Labelle tops the singles chart.

1980

Rick Wakeman and Jon Anderson leave Yes.

1980

Heart hits #33 with "Even It Up".

1980

Gary Numan hits #9 in the US with "Cars"

1987

Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now (Starship) was a hit.

2001

Walter Becker of Steely Dan solicits bids for his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction trophy via the band's website.