Celebrating 20 November

Birthdays

1940 Jim Horn, saxophonist (now that's nominative determinism)

1942 Norman Greenbaum, US singer/songwriter

1944 Mike Vernon, record producer

1946 Ray Stiles, bassist, Mud

1947 Joe Walsh, guitarist, Eagles

1948 Barbara Hendricks, operatic soprano

1956 – Robert Poss, guitarist, Band of Susans

1957 – Jimmy Brown, drummer, UB40

1960 – Paul King, vocalist, King

1962 – Steve Alexander, drummer, Brother Beyond

1962 – Gail Ann Dorsey, bassist, David Bowie

1965 – Michael Diamond, rapper, Beastie Boys

1975 – Davey Havok, vocalist, AFI

1981 – Kimberley Walsh, Girls Aloud (Bradford's own!)

1983 – Future, rapper

1986 – Jared Followill, bassist, Kings of Leon

1995 Michael Clifford, guitarist, 5 Seconds of Summer

Died on this day

1973 – Allan Sherman, parodist (born 1924)

2012 – Michael Dunford, guitarist, Renaissance (born 1944)

2016 – Craig Gill, drummer, Inspiral Carpets (born 1971)

And on this day in...

1955 – "Rock Around The Clock" by Bill Haley & His Comets went to No 1 in the UK. The rest is history....

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