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January 29, 1981 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Music

  • Álex Ubago, Spanish-Basque pop-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (¿Qué pides tú?), born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Álava, Spain
  • Jonny Lang, American blues musician, born in Fargo, North Dakota

Deaths in Music

  • (William Randolph) "Cozy" Cole, American jazz drummer ("Topsy I"; "Topsy II"), and educator, dies of cancer at 71
1981 in Music