Birthdays

1946 – Tony Kaye, keyboardist, Yes

1948 – Terry Williams, drummer, Love Sculpture

1958 – Vicki Peterson, guitarist, The Bangles

1968 Tom Dumont, guitarist, No Doubt

1971 – Mary J. Blige, singer

1971 – Tom Rowlands, The Chemical Brothers

1981 – Thomas Meighan, vocalist, Kasabian

1981 – Jamelia, singer

1985 – Newton Faulkner, singer/songwriter

Died on this day

1999 – Barry Pritchard, guitarist, The Fortunes (born 1944)

2003 – Mickey Finn, percussionist, T Rex (born 1947)

2005 – Jimmy Griffin, guitarist, Bread (born 1943)

2017 – Tommy Allsup, rockabilly guitarist (born 1931)

And on this day in...

1963 Please Please Me released in the UK

Celebrating 11 January

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