Birthdays

1941 – Bobby Goldsboro, pop/country singer/songwriter

1944 – Legs Larry Smith, drummer, Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band

1956 – Tom Bailey, keyboardist/vocalist, Thompson Twins

1959 – Bob Rosenberg, singer/producer, Will to Power

1962 Jeremy Healey, keyboardist, Haysi Fantayzee

1971 – Jonathan Davis, vocalist, Korn

1973 – Crispian Mills, guitarist, Kula Shaker

1973 – Luther Dickinson, guitarist, The Black Crowes

1974 – Christian Burns, guitarist, BBMak

1977 – Richard Archer, guitarist, Hard-Fi

1980 – Estelle, singer/songwriter

1983 – Samantha Mumba, singer

1983 – Katie White, singer, The Ting Tings

Died on this day

1990 – Mel Appleby, singer, Mel and Kim (born 1966)

1997 – Keith Diamond, songwriter, producer (born 1950)

2010 – Kate McGarrigle, folk singer/songwriter (born 1946)

2015 – Dallas Taylor, drummer, CSNY (born 1948)

2016 – Glenn Frey, Eagles (born 1948)

2018 – Jim Rodford, bassist, Kinks; Argent; Zombies (born 1941)

And on this day in...

1974 – Bad Company formed, by alumni of Free, Mott the Hoople and King Crimson

Celebrating 18 January

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