Celebrating 13 April

Birthdays

1934 – Horace Kay, The Tams

1942 – Bill Conti, composer

1944 – Jack Casady, bassist, Jefferson Airplane

1946 – The Rev. Al Green, soul singer/songwriter

1946 – Roy Loney, guitarist, The Flamin' Groovies

1947 – Mike Chapman, songwriter, producer and arranger

1951 – Max Weinberg, drummer, E Street Band

1951 – Peabo Bryson, soul singer

1954 – Jimmy Destri, keyboardist, Blondie

1957 – Wayne Lewis, singer, Atlantic Starr

1961 – Butch Taylor, keyboardist, The Dave Matthews Band

1966 – Marc Ford, guitarist, The Black Crowes

1972 – Aaron Lewis, guitarist, Staind

1975 – Lou Bega, German mambo musician

1979 – Tony Lundon, singer, Liberty X

Died on this day

2002 – Alex Baroni, Italian soul singer (born 1966)

2004 – Ritchie Cordell, songwriter/producer (born 1943)

2005 – Johnnie Johnson, pianist, Chuck Berry  (born 1924)

2008 – Cliff Davies, drummer, Ted Nugent (born 1948)

And on this day in...

1965 – The Beatles recorded Help

1973 – David Bowie released Aladdin Sane

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