Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1941, Jim Seals songwriter, singer and guitarist with Seals and Crofts.

Born today in 1941, Alan Howard, bassist with The Tremeloes.

Born today in 1942, Gary Puckett, lead singer with The Union Gap.

Born today in 1946, Jim Tucker, guitarist with The Turtles.

Born today in 1946, Mike Hossack, drummer with The Doobie Brothers.

Today in 1964, Manfred Mann went to number 1 on the US singles chart with “Do Wah Diddy Diddy”.

Today in 1964, The Rolling Stones released their second American album “12X5”.

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