Birthdays

1927 – Sir Ken Dodd, legend

1944 – Bonnie Bramlett, Delaney & Bonnie

1944 – Rodney Slater, sax, Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

1946 – John Martin (The Big Figure), drummer, Dr Feelgood

1946 – Roy Wood, genius, The Move, ELO, Wizzard

1946 – John Farrar, Australian guitarist and songwriter

1949 – Al Berger, bass, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes

1949 – Bonnie Raitt, blues singer songwriter, guitarist

1951 – Gerald Alston, vocalist, The Manhattans

1957 – Porl (now Pearl) Thompson, guitarist, The Cure

1958 – Terry Lee Miall, drummer, Adam And The Ants

1970 – Rat (Gareth Pring), guitar, Ned's Atomic Dustbin

Died on this day

And on this day in...

1952 – First ever UK pop chart was published by the New Musical Express

1971 – Led Zeppelin IV released

Celebrating 8 November

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