Celebrating 29 October

Birthdays

1944 – Denny Laine, guitarist, The Moody Blues, Wings

1944 – Robbie van Leeuwen, guitarist, Shocking Blue

1949 – David Paton, bassist, Pilot

1954 – Stephen Luscombe, synths, Blancmange

1955 – Roger O'Donnell, keyboardist, The Cure

1962 – Einar Örn, vocalist, The Sugarcubes

1965 – Peter Timmins, drummer, Cowboy Junkies

1969 – Roni Size, DJ and producer

1984 – Chris Baio, bassist, Vampire Weekend

Died on this day

1971 – Duane Allman, guitarist, Allman Brothers (born 1946)

2018 – Jimmy Farrar, vocalist, Raw Energy (born 1950)

And on this day in...

1965 – The Who released My Generation

1996 – The Stone Roses split up