Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1943, Roy Lynes keyboards with Status Quo.

Born today in 1944, Jon Anderson singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician with Yes.

Born today in 1949, Glenn Tipton songwriter and guitarist with Judas Priest.

Born today in 1946, John Hall drummer with The Equals.

Born today in 1950, Chris Norman songwriter, guitarist and singer with Smokie.

Born today in 1951, Richard Lloyd, guitarist with Television.

Born today in 1955, Matthias Jabs, guitarist with Scorpions.

Born today in 1960, Christina Amphlett songwriter and singer with Divinyls.

Today in 1986, Bon Jovi went to number 1 on the US album charts with “Slippery When Wet”.

Died today in 2014, Jack Bruce singer, songwriter and bassist with Cream, aged 71.

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