Celebrating 26 April

Birthdays

1938 – Duane Eddy, American guitarist

1938 – Maurice Williams , doo-wop singer, The Zodiacs

1940 – Giorgio Moroder, The Father of Disco

1943 – Gary Wright, keyboardist, Spooky Tooth

1943 – Tony Murray, bassist, The Troggs

1951 – Nick Garvey, guitarist, The Motors

1952 – Neol Davies, guitarist, The Selecter

1960 – Roger Taylor, drummer, Duran Duran

1961 – Chris Mars, drummer, The Replacements

1967 – Darrin Mooney, session drummer

1970 – Ruth-Ann Boyle, singer, Olive

1970 – T Boz (Tionne Watkins), singer, TLC

1971 – Jay DeMarcus, bassist, Rascal Flatts

1976 José Antonio Pasillas II, drummer, Incubus

1981 – Ms. Dynamite (Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley), singer/rapper

1982 – Jon Lee, singer, S Club 7

Died on this day

1997 – Ernest Stewart, KC & The Sunshine Band (born 1950)

2013 – George Jones, country singer (born 1931)

2019 – Phil McCormack, singer, Molly Hatchet (born 1960)

And on this day in...

1969 – Led Zeppelin played Whole Lotta Love live for the first time, on tour in San Francisco