Birthdays

1948 – Eddy Grant, guitarist, The Equals

1948 – Elaine Paige, singer, actress

1952 – Alan Clark, keyboardist, Dire Straits

1962 – Craig Reid, vocalist, The Proclaimers

1962 – Charlie Reid, guitarist, The Proclaimers

1970 – John Frusciante, guitarist, Red Hot Chilli Peppers

1982 – Russell Leetch, bassist, Editors

Died on this day

1963 – Patsy Cline, country singer (born 1932)

1963 – Cowboy Copas, country singer (born 1913)

1963 – Hawkshaw Hawkins, country singer (born 1921)

1973 – Michael Jeffery, manager (Animals, Hendrix) (born 1933)

1982 – John Belushi, singer, actor, comedian (born 1949) 

1995 – Viv Stanshall, Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band (born 1943)

And on this day in...

1955 – Elvis made his TV debut on 'Louisiana Hayride' on KWKH TV, in Shreveport, Louisiana

Celebrating 5 March

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