Celebrating 13 February

Birthdays

1942 – Peter Tork, bassist, The Monkees

1943 – Bill Szymczyk, record producer

1945 – Roy Dyke, drummer, Ashton, Gardner, and Dyke

1948 – Rod Deas, bassist, Showaddywaddy

1950 – Peter Gabriel, singer, Genesis

1956 – Peter Hook, bassist, New Order

1957 – Tony Butler, bassist, Big Country

1958 – Marc Fox, percussionist, Haircut 100

1961 – Henry Rollins, vocalist, Black Flag

1966 – Freedom Williams, vocalist, C+C Music Factory

1971 – Sonia (Sonia Evans), singer

1972 – Todd Harrell, bassist, 3 Doors Down

1974 – Robbie Williams, singer, Take That

1976 – Feist (Leslie Feist), singer/songwriter

1988 – Aston Merrygold, singer, JLS

Died on this day

1997 – Michael Menson, Double Trouble (born 1967)

2002 – Waylon Jennings, country singer/songwriter (born 1937)

2010 – Dale Hawkins, swamp rock pioneer (born 1936)

Died on this day

1997 – Michael Menson, Double Trouble (born 1967)

2002 – Waylon Jennings, country singer/songwriter (born 1937)

2010 – Dale Hawkins, swamp rock pioneer (born 1936)

Remembering Viola Beach

Tragically killed in a car crash in Södertälje, Sweden, in 2016

   Kris Leonard (guitar and vocals)

   River Reeves (guitar)

   Tomas Lowe (bass guitar)

   Jack Dakin (drums)

   Craig Tarry (manager)

And on this day in...

1970 – Black Sabbath released Black Sabbath