Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1937, Ray Collins singer and harmonic player with The Mothers Of Invention.

Born today in 1946, Joe Correro drummer with Paul Revere and the Raiders.

Born today in 1952, Eddie Rayner keyboards and songwriter with Split Enz.

Born today in 1960, Matt Sorum songwriter and drummer with Guns N’ Roses.

Died today in 1983, Tom Evens singer, songwriter and guitar with Badfinger aged 36.

Today in 1988,  Bon Jovi  went to to number 1 on the US singles chart with “’Bad Medicine”.

Died today in 2003, Greg Ridley, bassist and co-vocals with Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie, aged 56.

Today in 2000, The Beatles went to number 1 on the UK album charts with “The Beatles 1”.

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