It's always nice to get ca$h on yer birthday -- A weird-but-true stat on The Who -- Why you should stick with what works (you may wanna take notes)...

(Courtesy of Track/Decca Records)

9/18/1960 (58 years ago today) - On his twenty-first birthday, pop idol Frankie Avalon was given a check for the money he earned as a minor from his hit records including the biggie, 1959's No. 1 single "Venus"; said check was in the amount of $600,000!!! In 1960 dollars, that's one helluva "Yowza!"...

9/18/1971 (47 years ago today) - Strange but true: The Who's fifth studio release, "Who's Next", hits No. 1 on the British album chart, which doesn't seem unusual except that it was the band's only chart-topping LP in their homeland!

9/18/1983 (35 years ago today) - My eyes! My eyes!! MY EYES!!!: During an interview on MTV to promote the release of their newest album "Lick It Up", all the members of Kiss appear without their make-up on for the first time. Discuss...

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