Celebrating 16 March

Birthdays

1942 – Jerry Jeff Walker, country singer/songwriter

1948 – Michael Bruce, guitarist, Alice Cooper

1954 – Jimmy Nail, singer/songwriter and actor

1954 – Nancy Wilson, guitarist, Heart

1959 – Flavor Flav (William Jonathan Drayton Jr.), rapper

1963 – Stuart Kerr, drummer, Texas

1966 – H.P. Baxxter, guitarist, Scooter

1970 – Alex Lee, guitarist, Suede

1972 – Andy Dunlop, guitarist, Travis

1979 – Leena Peisa, keyboardist, Lordi

Died on this day

1970 – Tammi Terrell, soul singer (born 1945)

2008 – Ola Brunkert, drummer, ABBA (born 1946)

2015 – Andy Fraser, bassist/keyboardist, Free (born 1952)

2017 – James Cotton, harmonica, Howlin' Wolf (born 1935)

And on this day in...

1972 – John Lennon lodged an appeal with US Immigration against deportation orders arising from his 1968 drug possession conviction

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