Celebrating 10 December


1941 Ralph Tavares, The Tavares

1946 Ace Kefford, bassist, The Move

1946 Walter Orange, drummer, The Commodores

1952 Susan Dey, actress, The Partridge Family

1954 – Geoff Deane, Modern Romance

1955 Garth Smith, bassist, Buzzcocks

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)

2019 – Gershon Kingsley, electronic music pioneer (born 1922)

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