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January 23, 1976 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

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Music releaseAlbum Release

RCA releases "Station to Station", David Bowie's 10th studio album, recorded in Los Angeles; it peaks in the U.S. charts at No.3, and No. 5 in the U.K.

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

Birthdays in Music

  • Angelica Lee, Taiwanese actress & singer, born in Alor Setar, Malaysia

Deaths in Music

  • Paul Robeson, American singer (Old Man River), actor and civil rights activist, dies in Philadelphia at 77
1976 in Music