Celebrating 11 April

Birthdays

1946 – Bob Harris, DJ and TV presenter

1955 – Neville Staple, vocalist, The Specials

1961 – Nigel Pulsford, guitarist, Bush

1966 – Lisa Stansfield, singer/songwriter

1969 – Cerys Matthews, singer, Catatonia

1970 – Delroy Pearson, singer, Five Star

1971 – Oliver Riedel, bassist, Rammstein

1974 – Tom Thacker, guitarist, Gob

1987 – Joss Stone, singer/songwriter

Died on this day

2001 – Sandy Bull, folk musician (born 1941)

2006 – June Pointer, singer, The Pointer Sisters (born 1953)

2006 – Proof ( DeShaun Dupree Holton), rapper, D12 (born 1973)

2014 – Jesse Winchester, singer/songwriter (born 1944)

2017 – J. Geils, guitarist, J. Geils Band (born 1946)

2017 – Toby Smith, keyboardist, Jamiroquai (born 1970)

And on this day in...

1966 – Buffalo Springfield made their live debut at the Troubadour, in Hollywood

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