Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1939 , Peter “Ginger” Baker drummer with several groups including Cream.

Born today in 1940, songwriter and singer Johnny Nash.

Born today in 1940, Roger Cook singer and songwriter with Blue Mink, he also wrote songs for many acts including The Hollies.

Born today in 1943, Billy J. Kramer (William Ashton) singer with Billy J Kramer and The Dakotas and solo.

Born today in 1945, Ian Gillan songwriter and singer with Deep Purple and other acts.

Born today in 1947, George Newsome original drummer with The Climax Blues Band.

Born today in 1951, John Deacon songwriter and bassist with Queen.

Born today in 1963, Joey Tempest (Rolf Larsson) songwriter and singer with Europe.

Today in 1967 The Beatles went to number 1 on the US singles chart with “All You Need Is Love”

Today in 1972, Chicago went to number 1 on the US album chart with “Chicago V”.


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