Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1944, Booker T Jones songwriter and keyboards with Booker T and The MGs.

Born today in 1945, Neil Young singer, songwriter and guitarist with Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Young and soloist.

Born today in 1947, Buck Dharma (Donald Roeser) songwriter and guitarist with Blue Oyster Cult.

Born today in 1948, Errol Brown songwriter and singer with Hot Chocolate.

Died today in 2003, Tony Thomson, drummer with Chic, The Power Station and session work.

Died today in 2008, John “Mitch” Mitchell, drummer with the Jimi Hendrix Experience, aged 62.

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