Celebrating 2 November

Birthdays

1941 – Bruce Welch, gutarist, The Shadows

1941 – Brian Poole, singer, Brian Poole and the Tremeloes

1945 – J. D. Souther, guitarist, Souther-Hillman-Furay Band

1947 – Dave Pegg, bassist, Fairport Convention

1952 – Maxine Nightingale, R&B singer

1956 – Chris "Fred" Fairbrass, guitarist, Right Said Fred

1958 – Carter Beauford, drummer, Dave Matthews Band

1961 – k. d. lang, Canadian singer-songwriter

1963 – Ron McGovney, original bassist, Metallica

1963 – Bobby Dall, bassist, Poison

1969 – Reginald Arvizu, bassist, Korn

1974 – Nelly (Cornell Haynes Jr), rapper

1975 – Chris Walla, guitarist, Death Cab for Cutie

Died on this day

1996 – Eva Cassidy, US singer/guitarist (born 1963)

2014 – Acker Bilk, clarinettist (born 1929)

2018 – Glenn Schwartz, guitarist, James Gang (born 1940)

2021 – Declan Mulligan, The Beau Brummels (born 1938)

And on this day in...

 

1967 – Disraeli Gears by Cream released

1969 – Willy and the Poor Boys by Creedence Clearwater Revival released

1978 – Outlandos d'Amour by The Police released