Celebrating 4 April

Birthdays

1932 – Clive Davis, founder, Arista Records

1946 – Dave Hill, guitarist, Slade

1948 – Pick Withers, drummer, Dire Straits

1962 – Craig Adams, bassist, The Mission

1963 – David Gavurin, guitarist, The Sundays

1968 – Mark Yates, guitarist, Terrorvision

1972 – Magnus Sveningsson, bassist, The Cardigans

1972 – Jill Scott, singer/songwriter

1973 – Kelly Price, R&B singer/songwriter

1975 – Philip Jimenez, multi-instrumentalist, Wheatus

1978 – Lemar (Lemar Obika), singer/songwriter

1980 – Johnny Borrell, guitarist, Razorlight

Died on this day

2004 – Gito Baloi, bassist, Tananas (born 1964)

And on this day in...

2008 – Procol Harum's Gary Brooker won back full royalty rights to A Whiter Shade Of Pale, overturning a 2006 court decision that made

            Matthew Fisher a co-writer

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