Birthdays

1942 Allan Schwartzberg, drummer and record producer

1946 – Edgar Winter, multi-instrumentalist, Edgar Winter Group

1947 – Dick Diamonde, bassist, The Easybeats

1948 – Mary Weiss, lead vocalist, The Shangri-Las

1953 – Richard Clayderman, French pianist

1956 Nigel Kennedy, violinist

1964 Paul Wagstaff, guitarist, Black Grape

1971 Anita Doth, Dutch singer/songwriter, 2 Unlimited

1978 John Legend, US singer/songwriter

Died on this day

1976 – Freddie King, blues guitarist (born 1934)

1983 – Dennis Wilson, drummer, The Beach Boys (born 1944)

2015 – Lemmy, bassist, Motörhead (born 1945)

2015 – John Bradbury, drummer, The Specials (born 1953)

And on this day in...

...not much has happened. Presumably, all a bit post-Christmassy.

Celebrating 28 December