Birthdays

1941 – Mike Pender, guitarist, The Searchers

1944 – Jance Garfat, bassist, Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show

1947 – Jennifer Warnes, singer/songwriter

1948 – Terence "Snowy" White, guitarist, Thin Lizzy

1949 – Richie Cannata, saxophonist, Billy Joel

1954 – Chris Hughes, drummer Adam and the Ants, and producer

1966 – Tone Lōc (Anthony Terrell Smith), rapper

1977 – Ronan Keating, singer, Boyzone

Died on this day

2006 – Ivor Cutler, poet, songwriter, humourist (born 1923)

2008 – Norman Smith, producer, engineer, musician (born 1923)

2012 – Ronnie Montrose, guitarist, Montrose (born 1947)

2013 – Bobby Rogers, tenor singer, The Miracles (born 1940)

And on this day in...

1966 – Buffalo Springfield was formed in Los Angeles, by Neil Young, Stephen Stills and Richie Furay.

Celebrating 3 March

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