Birthdays

1926 Freddie Hart, US country singer

1940 Bill Hildebrand, singer, Paul & Paula

1943 – Albert Lee, multi-genre guitarist

1951 – Nick Gilder, Sweeney Todd

1953 – Betty Wright, US R&B singer

1964 Patrick Murphy, drummer, Dinosaur Jr

1966 – Gabby Glaser, guitarist, Luscious Jackson

Died on this day

1988 – Paul Jeffreys, bassist, Cockney Rebel (born 1952)

1992 – Albert King, blues guitarist (born 1923)

1998 – Karl Denver, singer/yodeller (born 1931)

And on this day in...

2005 – Sir Elton John and David Furnish registered their relationship as a civil partnership. Then, in...

2014 – they got married.

Celebrating 21 December

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