Celebrating 6 November

Birthdays

1950 – Chris Glen, bassist, Sensational Alex Harvey Band

1961 – Craig Goldy, guitarist, Dio

1963 – Paul Brindley, bassist, The Sundays

1964 – Corey Glover, vocalist, Living Colour

1966 – Paul Gilbert, guitarist, Mr Big

Died on this day

1972 – Billy Murcia, drummer, New York Dolls (born 1951)

2014 – Rick Rosas, US session bassist (born 1949)

2018 – Hugh McDowell, cellist, ELO (born 1953)

2021 – Andrew Barker, bassist, 808 State (born 1968)

And on this day in...

1968 – The Fillmore West in San Francisco opened. The Airplane and the Dead were the first-night acts.

1970 – Aerosmith played their first-ever gig, at Nipmuc High School, Mendon, MA

1975 – The Sex Pistols made their live debut, in London (10 minutes long).