Birthdays

1939 – Jerry Naylor, lead singer, The Crickets

1944 – Mary Wilson, singer, The Supremes

1945 – Hugh Grundy, drummer, The Zombies

1946 – David Gilmour, guitarist, Pink Floyd

1946 – Murray Head, singer, actor

1947 – Kiki Dee, singer. Pride of Bradford, our Pauline.

1964 – Stephen Bier, keyboardist, Marilyn Manson

1970 – Betty Boo (Alison Moira Clarkson), singer, songwriter

1974 – Beanie Sigel (Dwight Grant), rapper

1974 – Guy Garvey, singer, Elbow

1984 – Chris Tomson, drummer, Vampire Weekend

Died on this day

2005 – Tommy Vance, rock DJ (born 1940)

2010 – Mark Linkous, guitarist, Sparklehorse (born 1962)

And on this day in...

1967 – The Beatles added the sound effects (audience talk, screams) to the title track of Sgt Pepper to simulate a live performance

Celebrating 6 March

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