Birthdays

1945 – Elkie Brooks, singer, Vinegar Joe

1957 – Stuart Wood, guitarist, Bay City Rollers

1957 – Dennis Diken, drummer, The Smithereens

1959 – Mike Peters, guitarist, The Alarm

1971 – Daniel Powter, Canadian singer/songwriter

Died on this day

1993 – Toy Caldwell, guitarist, Marshall Tucker Band (born 1947)

1998 – Rockin' Sidney, R&B and zydeco musician  (born 1938)

2004 – Estelle Axton, co-founder, Stax Records (born 1918)

2011 – Suze Rotolo, Dylan muse and artist (born 1943)

And on this day in...

1957 – Buddy Holly and The Crickets recorded That'll Be The Day  

Celebrating 25 February

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