Celebrating 16 April

Birthdays

1935 – Bobby Vinton, pop singer

1949 – Bill "Sputnik" Spooner, guitarist, The Tubes

1951 – John Bentley, bassist, Squeeze

1953 – Peter Garrett, lead singer, Midnight Oil

1956 – Paul Buchanan, guitarist, Blue Nile

1962 – Jason Scheff, bassist, Chicago

1963 – Jimmy Osmond, The Osmonds

1963 – Nick Berry, actor/singer

1964 – Dave Pirner, guitarist, Soul Asylum

1969 – Sean Cook, bassist, Spiritualized

1970 – Gabrielle, singer/songwriter

1973 – Akon, singer/songwriter

1993 – Chance The Rapper (Chancelor Jonathan Bennett), rapper

Died on this day

1999 – Skip Spence, guitarist, Moby Grape (born 1946)

2005 – Laura Canales, Tejano musician (born 1954)

2013 – Edwin Shirley, rock 'n roll tour organiser (born 1948)

And on this day in...

1964 – The Rolling Stones released their first LP, The Rolling Stones

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