Celebrating 18 November

Birthdays

1941 Con Cluskey, The Bachelors

1949 – Herman Rarebell, drummer, The Scorpions

1950 – Graham Parker, singer, Graham Parker & the Rumour

1950 – Rudy Sarzo, bassist, Quiet Riot

1952 – John Parr, rock singer

1954 – Charles Williams, trombone, KC and the Sunshine Band

1956 – Laura Lynch, original Dixie Chick

1959 – Cindy Blackman, jazz rock drummer

1960 – Kim Wilde, singer

1962 – Kirk Hammett, guitarist, Metallica

1972 – Matt Knight, bassist, Toploader

1975 – Anthony McPartlin - Ant, rap sensation

1977 – Fabolous, US rapper

1984 – Johnny Christ, bassist, Avenged Sevenfold

Died on this day

1971 – Herman "Junior" Parker, Memphis blues singer (born 1932)

1972 – Danny Whitten, Crazy Horse (born 1943)

2003 – Michael Kamen, US composer (born 1948)

2016 – Sharon Jones, the Dap-Kings (born 1956)

2017 – Malcolm Young, AC/DC (born 1953)

And on this day in...

1975Bruce Springsteen made his UK live debut, at the Hammersmith Odeon

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