Celebrating 21 March

Birthdays

1941 – John Boylan, songwriter and record producer

1945 – Rose Stone, singer, Sly and the Family Stone

1946 – Ray Dorset, guitarist, Mungo Jerry

1949 – Eddie Money, singer/songwriter

1950 – Roger Hodgson, keyboardist, Supertramp

1951 – Conrad Lozano, bassist, Los Lobos

1951 – Russell Thompkins Jr, lead singer, The Stylistics

1953 – Robert Johnson, drummer, KC and the Sunshine Band

1956 – Guy Chadwick, guitarist, The House of Love

1958 – Jonathan Norton, percussionist

1967 – Jonas Berggren, guitarist, Ace of Base

1967 – Maxim (Keith Palmer), singer, Prodigy

1967 – Sean Dickson, lead singer, The Soup Dragons

1977 – Mark Hamilton, bassist, Ash

1980 – Deryck Whibley, guitarist, Sum 41

1989 – Rochelle Humes, singer, The Saturdays

Died on this day

1991 – Leo Fender, inventor, guitar designer (born 1909)

2015 – Jackie Trent, singer/songwriter (born 1940)

And on this day in...

1961 – The Beatles played their first ever evening gig at the Cavern Club in Liverpool

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