Birthdays

1943 – Chris White, bassist, The Zombies

1946 – Matthew Fisher, keyboardist, Procol Harum

1946 – Peter Wolf, vocalist, The J. Geils Band

1952 – Ernie Isley, guitarist, The Isley Brothers

1952 – Jules Shear, singer/songwriter

1962 – Taylor Dayne, pop singer/songwriter

1966 – Paul Davis, keyboardist, Happy Mondays

1967 – Randy Guss, drummer, Toad The Wet Sprocket

1973 – Sébastien Izambard, tenor, Il Divo

1977 – Paul Cattermole, singer, S Club 7

1997 – Josh Newhurst, guitarist, Blossoms

Died on this day

1966 – Mike Millward, guitarist, The Fourmost (born 1942)

1971 – Harold McNair, saxophonist/flautist (born 1931)

1988 – Gordon Huntley, Matthews Southern Comfort (born 1930)

2000 – Pee Wee King, country musician (born 1914)

And on this day in...

1975 – David Bowie released Young Americans, a single from which, Fame, gave him his first US Number 1

Celebrating 7 March

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