Celebrating 24 October

Birthdays

1936 – Bill Wyman, bassist, The Rolling Stones

1942 – Ted Templeman, record producer

1946 – John Bettis, American lyricist

1947 – Edgar Broughton, guitarist, Edgar Broughton Band

1962 – Debbie Googe, bassist, My Bloody Valentine

1969 – Rob Green, drummer, Toploader

1970 – Alonza Bevan, bassist, Kula Shaker

1971 – Ed Chester, drummer, The Bluetones

1979 – Ben Gillies, drummer, Silverchair

1980 – Monica (Monica Denise Arnold), US rapper

1986 – Drake (Aubrey Drake Graham), Canadian rapper

Died on this day

2001 – Kim Gardner, bass, Ashton, Gardner, Dyke (born 1948)

2016 – Bobby Vee, teen idol (born 1943)

2017 – Fats Domino, rock 'n roll pioneer (born 1928)

2018 – Tony Joe White, singer-songwriter (born 1943)

2018 – Melvin Ragin (Wah Wah Watson), guitarist (born 1950)

And on this day in...

1962 – James Brown recorded his Live at The Apollo album