Celebrating 24 March

Birthdays

1935 – Carol Kaye, session bassist, member of The Wrecking Crew

1948 – Lee Oskar, harmonica player, War

1949 – Nick Lowe, guitarist, Brinsley Schwarz

1951 – Dougie Thompson, bassist, Supertramp

1960 – Nena (Gabriele Susanne Kerner), singer

1970 – Sharon Corr, multi-instrumentalist, The Corrs

1970 – Pasemaster Mase (Vincent Mason), rapper, De La Soul

1974 – Chad Butler, drummer, Switchfoot

Died on this day

1997 – Harold Melvin, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes (born 1941)

2008 – Neil Aspinall, Beatles roadie, PA, executive (born 1941)

2009 – Uriel Jones, drummer, the Funk Brothers (born 1934)

2013 – Deke Richards, Motown songwriter, producer (born 1944)

And on this day in...

1958 – Elvis reported to his local draft board in Memphis to start his national service

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