Celebrating 4 November

Birthdays

1938 – Harry Elston, singer, The Friends of Distinction

1940 – Delbert McClinton, US singer-songwriter

1944 – Scherrie Payne, US R&B singer

1947 – Mike Smith, saxophonist, Amen Corner

1954 – Chris Difford, Squeeze

1966 – Kool Rock-Ski (Damon Wimbley), rapper, The Fat Boys

1969 – Puff Daddy (Sean Combs), US rapper

1971 – Gregory Porter, US singer-songwriter

1974 – Louise Redknapp, singer, Eternal

1977 – Kavana, Engish singer/actor

Died on this day

1969 – Deek Watson, singer, The Inkspots (born 1909)

And on this day in...

 

1963 – The Beatles topped the bill at the Royal Variety Show - you know, the "rattle your jewellery one"

1967 – Pink Floyd made their US live debut, at the Winterland, San Francisco