Celebrating 5 November

Birthdays

1941 – Art Garfunkel, singer

1943 – Pablo Gomez, drummer, Los Bravos

1947 – Peter Noone, Herman, of his Hermits

1948 – Peter Hammill, co-founder, Van der Graaf Generator

1956 – Helen O'Hara, violinist, Dexy's Midnight Runners

1957 – David Moyse, guitarist, Air Supply

1957 – Mike Score, guitarist/singer, A Flock Of Seagulls

1959 – Bryan Adams, Canadian singer/songwriter

1960 – Ken Coomer, drummer, Wilco

1965 – Paris Grey, American singer

1968 – Mark Hunter, keyboardist, James

1971 – Jonny Greenwood, keyboardist/guitarist, Radiohead

1974 – Ryan Adams, US singer-songwriter

1975 – Lisa Scott-Lee, singer, Steps

1987 – Kevin Jonas, singer, The Jonas Brothers

2002 – Jawsh 685, Kiwi beatmaker and record producer

Died on this day

1960 – Johnny Horton, US country singer (born 1925)

1986 – Bobby Nunn, singer, The Coasters (born 1925)

1989 – Barry Sadler, Vietnam vet and songwriter (born 1940)

2003 – Bobby Hatfield, Righteous Brother (born 1940)

2005 – Link Wray, American guitarist (born 1929)

2017 – Robert Knight, American singer (born 1940)

And on this day in...

 

1967 – Robin Gibb escaped injury in the Hither Green rail accident in SE London, in which 49 died.