Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1937, Sky “Sunlight” Saxon (Richard Marsh) singer, songwriter and bass with The Seeds.

Born today in 1941, Dave Brock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, singer, founding and the only constant member of Hawkwind.

Born today in 1942, singer and songwriter Isaac Hayes.

Born today in 1944, John Povey songwriter and keyboardist with The Pretty Things.

Born today in 1944, “Uncle John” Turner drummer with Johnny Winter.

Born today in 1948, Robert Plant songwriter and singer with Led Zeppelin and solo.

Born today in 1949, Phil Lynott singer, songwriter and bass with Thin Lizzy.

Born today in 1952, Doug Fieger songwriter, guitarist and singer with The Knack.

Today in 1970, Creedence Clearwater Revival went to number 1 on the US album chart with “Cosmo’s Factory”.

Today in 1973, The Rolling Stones released “Angie” as a single.

Today in 1988, Steve Winwood went to number 1 on the US album chart with “Roll With It”.


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