June 18, 1942 - Paul McCartney of The Beatles. The most successful rock composer of all time.
Today in 1975, Peter Frampton played the first of two nights at the Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, California.
2016 the prestigious Ivor Novello Awards named Adele songwriter of the year.
The start of her second LP's six-week run as No.1 on the UK album chart.