Celebrating 1 March

Birthdays

1927 – Harry Belafonte, singer/songwriter

1942 – Jerry Fisher, lead vocalist, Blood, Sweat and Tears

1944 – Mike d'Abo, lead vocalist, Manfred Mann

1944 – Roger Daltrey, lead vocalist, The Who

1958 – Nik Kershaw, singer/songwriter

1962 – Peter Stephenson, keyboardist, The Shamen

1963 – Rob Affuso, drummer, Skid Row

1969 – Dafydd Ieuan, drummer, Super Furry Animals

1969 – Christina Bergmark, singer, The Wannadies

1973 – Ryan Peake, guitarist, Nickelback

1987 – Kesha (Kesha Rose Sebert), rapper

1994 – Justin Bieber, singer

Died on this day

1991 – Frank Esler-Smith, keyboardist, Air Supply (born 1948)

And on this day in...

1973 – Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon released

2016 – Ginger Baker (aged 76) announced his immediate retirement on health grounds

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