Celebrating 26 November

Birthdays

1939 Tina Turner, singer (and how)

1939 Art Themen, British jazz saxophonist

1944 Jean Terrell, singer, The Supremes

1945 John McVie, bassist, Fleetwood Mac

1946 – Burt Reiter, bassist, Focus

1948 – John Rossall, trombonist, The Glitter Band

1949 – Martin Lee, singer, Brotherhood of Man

1966 Mark Gillespie, vocalist, Big Fun

1967 – John Stirratt, bassist, Wilco

1970 – Ron Jones, guitarist, Flaming Lips

1981 – Natasha Bedingfield, singer

1984 – Benjamin Wysocki, drummer, The Fray

1990 – Rita Ora, singer/songwriter

Died on this day

1973 – John Rostill, bassist, The Shadows (born 1942)

2003 – Soulja Slim, US rapper  (born 1977)

And on this day in...

1968 –  Cream played their farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London

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