Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1926, singer, songwriter, guitarist and rock and roll pioneer Charles “Chuck” Berry.

Born today in 1949, Gary Richrath guitarist and songwriter with REO Speedwagon .

Born today in 1949, Joe Egan keyboardist, songwriter and singer with Stealers Wheel.

Today in 1979, Buggles went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with “Video Killed The Radio Star”.

Died today in 1975, singer, songwriter and guitarist K. C. Douglas, aged 61.


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