Birthdays

1945 Tony Hicks, guitarist, The Hollies

1946 Benny Andersson, Abba

1949 – Billy Gibbons, guitarist, ZZ Top

1951 – Robben Ford, US guitarist

1959 Stephen Irvine, drummer, Lloyd Cole & The Commotions

1971 Michael McCary, bass singer, Boyz II Men

1997 – Zara Larsson, Swedish singer/songwriter

Died on this day

1988 – Sylvester, US disco/R&B singer (born 1947)

1997 – Nicolette Larson, US pop singer (born 1952)

2001 – Stuart Adamson, guitarist, Big Country (born 1958)

2007 – Dan Fogelberg, US singer/songwriter (born 1951)

And on this day in...

1974 – Mick Taylor announced he was leaving The Rolling Stones

Celebrating 16 December

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