Birthdays

1945 – Vince Martell, guitarist, Vanilla Fudge

1945 – Chris Dreja, bassist, The Yardbirds

1947 – Pat Daugherty, bassist, Black Oak Arkansas

1950 – Jim Peterik, guitarist/keyboardist, Survivor

1952 – Paul Cowsill, The Cowsills

1953 – Andy Partridge, guitarist/founder, XTC

1956 – Ian Craig Marsh, synths, Heaven 17

1957 – Mike Mesaros, bassist, The Smithereens

1957 – Tony "Gad" Robinson, Aswad

1969 – Gary Powell, drummer, The Libertines

1973 – Jason White, guitarist, Green Day

Died on this day

1972 – Berry Oakley, bassist, Allman Brothers Band (born 1948)

1998 – Paddy Clancy, The Clancy Brothers (born 1922)

2007 – John Petersen, drummer, The Beau Brummels (born 1942)

2014 – Henry Lee Jackson, The Sugarhill Gang (born 1956)

2015 – Phil Taylor, drummer, Motörhead (born 1954)

And on this day in...

 

1954 - Bill Haley enters the us Top 10 for the first time with "Shake, Rattle and Roll"

1986 - Pink Floyd make it official that they have split from Roger Waters

2016 - Day One of the public auction in London of David Bowie's art collection raises more than £24 million

Celebrating 11 November

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