Birthdays

1939 – William Lee Golden, singer, Oak Ridge Boys

1945 – Maggie Bell, vocalist, Stone The Crows

1952 – Ricky Van Shelton, US country musician

1954 Felipe Rose, singer, the Village People

1959 – Blixa Bargeld, guitarist, The Bad Seeds

1963 – Guy Chambers, songwriter

1970 – Raekwon, rapper, Wu-Tang Clan

1970 – Zach de la Rocha, singer, Rage Against The Machine

1974 – Melanie C, Spice Girl

1975 – Jason Freese, US session musician, producer

1991 – Pixie Lott, singer, actress

1993 – Zayne Malik, singer, One Direction

1996 – Ella Henderson, s9inger/songwriter

Died on this day

1983 – Rebop Kwaku Baah, percussionist, Traffic (born 1944)

2003 – Maurice Gibb, the Bee Gees (born 1949)

2004 – Randy VanWarmer, singer/songwriter (born 1955)

And on this day in...

1969 Led Zeppelin released in the UK

Celebrating 12 January

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