Birthdays

1946 – Joe Egan, Stealers Wheel

1956 – Dick Crippen, bassist, Tenpole Tudor

1971 – Mark Morris, vocalist, The Bluetones

1974 – Peter Svensson, guitarist, The Cardigans

1977 – Simon Rix, bassist, Kaiser Chiefs

Died on this day

1989 – Alan Murphy, guitarist, Level 42/Kate Bush (born 1953)

1995 – Don Cherry, jazz trumpeter, (born 1936)

1997 – Glen Buxton, guitarist, Alice Cooper (born 1947)

2014 – Raphael Ravenscroft, sax on Baker Street (born 1954)

And on this day in...

1957 – Paul McCartney played his first gig with The Quarrymen

Celebrating 19 October

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