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Today In Rock: February 8

1951

Lucie E. Campbell composes "In the Upper Room with My Lord" and "Just To Behold His Face".

1954

Ruth Brown hits #1 on the R&B chart with "Oh What A Dream" and #1 on the R&B chart with "Mambo Baby". Both singles are released on Atlantic Records.

1964

Major Lance hits #5 with "Um Um Um Um Um Um".

1964

"You'll Never Walk Alone" by Patti Labelle and Her Bluebelles charts at #34.

1969

Booker T. and the M.G.s hit #9 with "Hang 'Em High".

1970

Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin (Sly & the Family Stone) was a hit.

1975

The Ohio Players hit #1 with "Fire".

1990

Del Shannon dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at home in Santa Clara, California.