Celebrating 9 January

Birthdays

1941 – Joan Baez, singer/songwriter and activist

1943 – Dick Yount, bassist, Harpers Bizarre

1944 – Jimmy Page, guitarist, Led Zeppelin

1948 – Paul King, guitarist, Mungo Jerry

1950 – David Johansen, singer, New York Dolls

1951 – Crystal Gayle, country/pop singer

1963 – Eric Erlandson, guitarist, Hole

1964 – Phil Hartnoll, Orbital

1965 – Haddaway, singer

1967 – Dave Matthews, singer/songwriter, Dave Matthews Band

1967 – Steve Harwell, vocalist, Smash Mouth

1973 – Sean Paul, Jamaican dancehall star

1978 – AJ McLean, singer, Backstreet Boys

1987 – Paolo Nutini, singer/songwriter

Died on this day

2009 – Dave Dee (David Harman), singer, DDDBM &T (born 1941)

And on this day in...

1963 – Charlie Watts joined the Rolling Stones