Birthdays

1941 Ralph Tavares, The Tavares

1946 Ace Kefford, bassist, The Move

1946 Walter Orange, drummer, The Commodores

1954 – Geoff Deane, Modern Romance

1957 – Paul Hardcastle, singer/songwriter

1965 – J Mascis, guitarist, Dinosaur Jr

1972 Brian Molko, guitarist/vocalist, Placebo

1974 Meg White, drummer, The White Stripes

1985 Grace Chatto, cellist/vocalist, Clean Bandit

Died on this day

1967 – Otis Redding, soul and R&B legend (born 1941)

1995 – Darren Robinson,  beatboxer, the Fat Boys (born 1967)

1999 – Rick Danko, bassist, The Band (born 1943)

And on this day in...

2007 –  Led Zeppelin's surviving members plus Jason Bonham played a one-off gig at London's O2 Arena, as part of the                                    celebration of the life of Ahmet Ertegun, the founder of Atlantic Records

Celebrating 10 December

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