Birthdays

1941 – Brian Holland, songwriter and record producer

1942 – Glyn Johns, record producer and engineer

1944 – Denny Zager, Zager and Evans

1944 – Mick Avory, drummer, The Kinks

1945 – John Helliwell, saxophonist, Supertramp

1947 – John Adams, minimalist classic composer

1951 – Melissa Manchester, singer/songwriter

1959 – Ali Campbell, guitarist/vocalist, UB40

1960 – Mikey Craig, bassist, Culture Club

1974 – Mr Lordi (Tomi Petteri Putaansuu) singer, Lordi

1976 – Brandon Boyd, lead vocalist, Incubus

1976 – Ronnie Vannucci Jr., drummer, The Killers

1981 – Olivia (Olivia Theresa Longott), singer

Died on this day

1965 – Nat King Cole, jazz pianist/singer (born 1919)

1968 – Little Walter, blues harmonica player (born 1930)

1981 – Mike Bloomfield, guitarist, Electric Flag (born 1943)

And on this day in...

1977 – Glen Matlock was fired as the bassist with The Sex Pistols, being replaced by Sid Vicious

Celebrating 15 February

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