Birthdays

1932 Little Richard, rock 'n roll legend

1946 Andy Kim, Canadian singer

1947 Jim Messina, guitarist, Buffalo Springfield

1960 – Les Nemes, bassist, Haircut 100

1965 – Johnny Rzeznik, guitarist, Goo Goo Dolls

1980 – Zainam Higgins, singer, Cleopatra

1980 – Christian Smith-Pancorvo, drummer, Seraafin

1982 Keri Hilson, US R&B singer

Died on this day

1987 – Larry James, drummer, Fat Larry's Band  (born 1949)

1993 – Doug Hopkins, lead guitarist, Gin Blossoms (born 1961)

2012 – Dave Brubeck, jazz pianist and composer (born 1920)

2017 – Johnny Hallyday, the French Elvis (born 1943)

And on this day in...

1965 –  The Beatles played their last ever gig in Liverpool, at the Liverpool Empire

Celebrating 5 December

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