St-st-stuttering controversy? / Glimmer Twins franchise score another No. 1! / Can we give this songwriter some cred for his b'day?

The Rolling Stones "Rock & Roll Circus" TV show, Dec. 1968. L-R: The Who's Keith Moon (clown) and Pete Townshend, Mick Jagger. (Photo: David Cairns/Express/Getty Images)

10/13/1965 (52 years ago today) - Pye Studios, London: The Who record "My Generation" -- It reaches No. 2 on the U.K. singles chart, kept out of the top spot by The Seekers' "The Carnival Is Over" and, yeah, we had to look that one up! -- The BBC initially refused to play the song because they were afraid it would offend people who stutter.

10/13/1973 (44 years ago today) - The Rolling Stones kick off four weeks at No. 1 with their 13th American LP release "Goats Head Soup" -- It's their fourth U.S. chart topping album (third No. 1 in a row on both sides of the Atlantic!), and the rarely played gems on this one are indeed some of their best: "100 Years Ago", "Coming Down Again", "Can't You Hear The Music", "Silver Train", "Dancing With Mr. D", "Winter", honest to God, man, another in a long line of fantastic Stones albums that proved the run didn't end with "Exile...".

10/13/1944 - Happy Birthday to Chicago singer-songwriter-keyboardist Robert Lamm, 73 years old today! Just a reminder: Robert was the sole composer of the original/definitive Chicago songs on that ultra-classic two-LP debut set "Chicago Transit Authority" -- All these years later, those tracks (still) hold up as the best stuff the band ever did: "Beginnings", "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?", "Question 67 & 68", "Listen", and the totally overlooked killers "Poem 58" and "South California Purples". Yes, Virginia, there was a time when these guys were absolutely superb...

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