Celebrating 19 November

Birthdays

1939 Warren "Pete" Moore, the Miracles

1943 Fred Lipsius, saxophonist, Blood, Sweat and Tears

1946 Joe Correro, drummer, Paul Revere and the Raiders

1952 – Eddie Rayner, keyboardist, Split Enz

1952 – Bill Sharpe, keyboardist, Shakatak

1954 – Annette Guest, singer, First Choice

1960 – Matt Sorum, drummer, Guns N' Roses

1965 – Jason Pierce, frontman, Spiritualized

1965 – Pete Kember, keyboardist, Spacemen 3

1971 – Justin Chancellor, bassist, Tool

1971 – Tony Rich, US R&B singer

Died on this day

1983 – Tom Evans, Badfinger (born 1947)

2003 – Greg Ridley, Spooky Tooth, Humble Pie (born 1947)

2004 – Terry Melcher, producer (born 1942)

2007 – Kevin DuBrow, vocalist, Quiet Riot (born 1955)

2017 – Mel Tillis, US country singer (born 1932)

And on this day in...

1964 – The Supremes became the first all-girl group to have a No 1 single in the UK ("Baby Love")

1983 – R.E.M. made their live UK debut at Dingwalls in London

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