Birthdays

1940 – Mitch Murray, songwriter, producer

1941 – Joe Terry, lead/baritone vocalist, Danny & the Juniors

1942 – Marty Balin, singer, Jefferson Airplane

1943 – Sandy Deane, Jay & The Americans

1949 – William King, trumpeter, The Commodores

1951 – Phil Collins, drummer, Genesis

1959 – Mark Eitzel, lead singer, American Music Club

1959 – Jody Watley, singer, Shalamar

1961 – Angie Stone, keyboardist, Vertical Hold

Died on this day

1982 – (Sam) Lightnin' Hopkins, bluesman (born 1912)

And on this day in...

1969 –  The Beatles played their rooftop gig in London's Savile Row, on top of the Apple building. It was the last time the Fab                             Four played live together (although this gig was  by a Fab Five, as Billy Preston guested on keyboards).

Celebrating 30 January

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