Celebrating 27 March

Birthdays

1946 – Andy Bown, keyboards, Status Quo

1950 – Tony Banks, keyboardist, Genesis

1953 – Wally Stocker, guitarist, The Babys

1956 – Paul Wickens, keyboardist, Paul McCartney

1959 – Andrew Farriss, keyboardist, INXS

1964 – Derrick McKenzie, drummer, Jamiroquai

1964 – Clark Datchler, singer, Johnny Hates Jazz

1965 – Johnny April, bassist, Staind

1970 – Mariah Carey, singer

1975 – Fergie Duhamel, singer, Black Eyed Peas

1988 – Jessie J (Jessica Ellen Cornish), singer

1970 – Kimbra (Kimbra Lee Johnson), singer

Died on this day

1996 – Howard Wyeth, drummer, Bob Dylan (born 1944)

2000 – Ian Dury, singer, Ian Dury and the Blockheads (born 1942)

And on this day in...

1972 – Elvis recorded Burning Love, which would be his last major hit

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