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Celebrating 19 December


1945 John McEuen, banjoist, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

1952 Walter Murphy, American composer

1958 Limahl (Chris Hamill), lead vocalist, Kajagoogoo

1958 Steven Isserlis, English cellist

Died on this day

1993 – Michael Clarke, drummer, The Byrds (born 1946)

2000 – Pop Staples,  patriarch, The Staples Singers (born 1914)

2000 – Rob Buck, guitarist, 10,000 Maniacs (born 1958)

And on this day in...

1957 – Elvis was served his draft notice for the US Army

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