Celebrating 3 December

Birthdays

1944 Ralph McTell, folk singer-guitarist

1946 – Vic Malcolm, guitarist, Geordie

1947 – John Wilson, drummer, Taste

1948 – Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath

1949 – Mickey Thomas, vocalist, Jefferson Starship

1951 – Kimberley Rew, guitarist, Katrina and the Waves

1951 – Mike Stock, record producer, Stock, Aitken, Waterman

1951 – Nicky Stevens, Brotherhood of Man

1952 – Don Barnes, guitarist/vocalist, 38 Special

1968 – Montell Jordan, US singer/songwriter, record producer

1979 Daniel Bedingfield, singer/songwriter

Died on this day

2000 – Hoyt Curtin, US composer  (born 1922)

2001 – Grady Martin, US country session guitarist (born 1929)

2008 – Derek Wadsworth, arranger/producer (born 1939)

2014 – Ian McLagan, keyboardist, Small Faces (born 1945)

2015 – Scott Weiland, vocalist, Stone Temple Pilots (born 1967)

2015 – Gladstone Anderson, Jamaican keyboardist (born 1934)

And on this day in...

1965 –  The Beatles played the first night of their last-ever UK tour, in Glasgow

1965 –  The Who released their debut album, My Generation