Celebrating 13 December

Birthdays

1938 Tony Gomez, keyboardist, The Foundations

1945 Robert Martinez, drummer, ? & the Mysterians

1948 –Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, guitarist, Steely Dan; Doobie Brothers

1948 – Ted Nugent, guitarist

1948 David O'List, guitarist, the Nice

1949 – Tom Verlaine, guitarist, Television

1949 – Randy Owen, singer, Alabama

1953 Berton Averre, lead guitarist, The Knack

1967 Jamie Foxx, musician and actor

1974 Nick McCarthy, guitarist, Franz Ferdinand

1975 Tom DeLonge, guitarist, Blink-182

1981 Amy Lee, vocalist, Evanescence

1989 Taylor Swift, US singer/songwriter

Died on this day

2002 – Zal Yanovsky, guitarist, The Lovin' Spoonful (born 1944)

2010 – Woolly Wolstenholme, Barclay James Harvest (born 1947)

And on this day in...

1966 –  The Jimi Hendrix Experience made their UK TV debut, on "Ready, Steady, Go!"

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