Celebrating 2 April

Birthdays

1947 – Emmylou Harris, singer/songwriter

1949 – David Robinson, drummer, The Cars

1954 – Gregory Abbott, singer

1961 – Keren Woodward, singer, Bananarama

1967 – Greg Camp, guitarist, Smash Mouth

1971 – Chico Slimani, singer

1979 – Jesse Carmichael, guitarist/keyboardist, Maroon 5

1981 – Scott Cain, Australian singer

1983 – Yung Joc (Jasiel Robinson), hip hop singer

1991 – Quavo (Quavious Keyate Marshall), rapper, Migos

Died on this day

1987 – Buddy Rich, jazz drummer (born 1917)

1996 – Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes, Delta bluesman (born 1936)

1996 – Guitar Gabriel (Robert Lewis Jones), bluesman (born 1925)

1998 – Rob Pilatus, half of Milli Vanilli (born 1965)

2003 – Edwin Starr, soul singer (born 1942)

And on this day in...

1964 – The Beach Boys recorded I Get Around

1965 – Ready Steady Goes Live! was broadcast for the first time on British TV (RSG! was taped previously)

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