Celebrating 30 April

Birthdays

1948 – Wayne Kramer, guitarist, MC5

1951 – Des Tong, bassist, Sad Café

1953 – Merrill Osmond, bassist, The Osmonds

1957 – Wonder Mike (Michael Anthony Wright), rapper

1962 – Robert Reynolds, bassist, The Mavericks

1967 – Turbo B (Durron Maurice Butler), rapper, frontman of Snap!

1968 – Ben Ayres, guitarist, Cornershop

1969 – Paulo Jr. (Paulo Xisto Pinto Júnior) , bassist, Sepultura

1971 – Darren Emerson, DJ/keyboardist, Underworld

1971 – Chris Henderson, guitarist, 3 Doors Down

1981 – David Zowie, DJ/producer

1981 – Justin Vernon, guitarist, Bon Iver

1982 – Lloyd Banks, rapper

Died on this day

1983 – Muddy Waters, blues legend (born 1913)

1999 – Darrell Sweet, drummer, Nazareth (born 1947)

2005 – Norma-Jean Wofford, Bo Diddley (born c1942)

2015 – Ben E. King, The Drifters (born 1938)

2019 – Boon Gould, guitarist, Level 42 (born 1955)

And on this day in...

1957 –Elvis recorded Jailhouse Rock