Written by on July 16, 2018

Happy birthday to Stewart Copeland, born on 16th July 1952, American musician, multi-instrumentalist and composer Stewart Copeland best known as the drummer for The Police and for his film music soundtracks. He was also a member of Curved Air who had 1971 UK No.4 single ‘Back Street Luv’. The Police scored the 1983 UK & US No.1 single ‘Every Breath You Take’ plus four other UK No.1 singles. More here on The Police: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/police


The Police were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with “Don’t Stand So Close To Me,” the group’s third No.1. Taken from their album Zenyatta Mondatta, the single went on to become the best selling UK single of 1980.

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