Birthdays

1942 – Dave Lovelady, drummer, The Fourmost

1943 – Fred Turner, bassist, Bachman-Turner Overdrive

1945 – Roger Hawkins, drummer, Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section

1947 – Bob Weir, guitarist, Grateful Dead

1953 – Tony Carey, keyboards, Rainbow

1959 – Gary Kemp, guitarist, Spandau Ballet

1960 – Bob Mould, guitarist, Husker Du

1962 – Flea, bassist, Red Hot Chilli Peppers

1965 – Simon Bartholomew, guitarist, The Brand New Heavies

1969 – Wendy Wilson, vocalist, Wilson Phillips

1977 – John Mayer, American singer/songwriter

Died on this day

1969 – Leonard Chess, record company founder (born 1917)

And on this day in...

1972 – Creedence Clearwater Revival split up

Celebrating 16 October

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