Celebrating 10 April

Birthdays

1939 – Ricky Valance, 60s pop singer

1947 – Karl Russell, singer, The Hues Corporation

1947 – Bunny Wailer (Neville Livingston), percussionist, The Wailers

1948 – Fred Smith, bassist, Television

1950 – Burke Shelley, bassist, Budgie

1953 – Terre Roche, singer, The Roches

1957 – Steve Gustafson, bassist, 10,000 Maniacs

1959 – Brian Setzer, guitarist, Stray Cats

1960 – Katrina Leskanich, singer, Katrina and the Waves

1963 – Mark Oliver Everett, multi-instrumentalist, Eels

1964 – Reni (Alan Wren), drummer, The Stone Roses

1968 – Diid Osman, bassist, Sleeper

1969 – Mike Mushok, guitarist, Staind

1970 – Q-Tip (Kamaal Ibn John Fareed), rapper

1979 – Sophie Ellis-Bextor, singer

1980 – Bryce Dane Soderberg, bassist, Lifehouse

1981 – Liz McClarnon, singer, Atomic Kitten

1983 – Andrew Dost, keyboardist, Fun

1984 – Mandy Moore, singer/songwriter, actress

Died on this day

1962 – Stuart Sutcliffe, bassist, The Beatles (born 1940)

2003 – Little Eva (Eva Narcissus Boyd), pop singer (born 1943)

2003 – Noel Fox, singer, Oak Ridge Boys (born 1939)

And on this day in...

1967 – Marvin Gaye recorded his version of I Heard It Through The Grapevine

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