Birthdays

1945 – Alan Cartwright, bassist, Procol Harum

1945 – Jerry LaCroix, sax/flute, Blood, Sweat and Tears

1948 – Cyril Neville, The Neville Brothers

1953 – Midge Ure, Ultravox, Slik

1955 – David Lee Roth, vocalist, Van Halen

1955 – Tanya Tucker, US country singer

1960 – Al Connelly, guitarist, Glass Tiger

1960 – Eric Martin, vocals, Mr. Big

1961 – Martin Kemp, bassist, Spandau Ballet

1963 – Jim Glennie, bassist, James

1963 – Jonny Male, guitarist, Republica

1964 – Graham Crabb, drums, Pop Will Eat Itself

1967 – Mike Malinin, guitarist, Goo Goo Dolls

1973 – Scott Morriss, bassist, The Bluetones

1981 – Una Healey, The Saturdays

Died on this day

2009 – Stephen Gateley, Boyzone (born 1976)

2015 – Steve Mackay, saxophonist, The Stooges (born 1949)

And on this day in...

1970 – The first issue of Sounds was published in the UK. Intended to rival Melody Maker and NME, it lasted till 1991.

1980 – The funeral took place of John Bonham at Cutnall Green, near Kidderminster.

Celebrating 10 October

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