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Born on This day – Tina Weymouth

Tweet Yes Tina ‘The Burp’ from Talking Heads was born on this day in 1950 (does not seem possible that she is older than me…..). A fine bass player who always exhibited the typical burp that many bass players display as they play.  She has produced the Happy Mondays, worked with The Gorillaz and others.  […]

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Arrivals – 16th November

Tweet Born on this day, any more? 1938 Troy Seals (James Brown’s backing band) 1938 Toni Brown (Joy of Cooking) 1949 Patti Santos (It’s a Beautiful Day) 1962 Mani (The Stone Roses) Share on Facebook

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Arrivals – 9 November

Tweet Born this day, any more? 1941 Tom Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revivial) 1943 Lee Graziano (American Breed) 1948 Joe Bauchard (Blue Oyster Cult) 1944 Phil May (Pretty Things) 1969 Pepa (Salt and Pepa) Share on Facebook

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Arrivals – 6 November

Tweet Born on this day, any more? 1916 Ray Conniff (orchestra leader) 1933 Joseph Pope (Tams) 1937 Eugene Pitt (The Jive Five) 1938 P.J. Proby (Hold Me) 1942 Doug Sahm (Sir Douglas Quintet) 1947 George Young (Easybeats) 1948 Glenn Frey (Eagles) 1950 Chris Glen (Sensational Alex Harvey Band) Share on Facebook

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Arrivals – 5 November

Tweet Born on this day, any more? 1942 Art Garfunkel (Simon and Garfunkel) 1946 Gram Parsons (Grievous Angel) 1946 Peter Noone (Herman’s Hermits) 1948 Pete Hammill (Van der Graaf Generator) 1948 Don McDougall (Guess Who) 1957 Mike Score (A Flock Of Seagulls) 1959 Bryan Adams 1961 David Bryson (Counting Crows) 1971 Jon Greenwood (Radiohead) Share […]

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Arrival on This Day – Helen Shapiro

Tweet Helen Shapiro was born on this day in 1946. Helen was a very popular young singer in the early 60s (she was only 14 when she had her first number one in the UK). The Beatles’ first UK tour was as a support act for her. When she was 14 she had her first […]

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Born Today

Tweet Madeline Bell (Excellent singer) Blair Thornton (Bachman Turner Overated) Phil Stutt (Self opinionated oaf) Share on Facebook

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On This Day – Sonny Boy Arrives, For The First Time

Tweet On this day in 1914 Sonny Boy Williamson was born. Sonny Boy was a hugely influential blues harmonica player. Arguably all the present blues harmonica players have been influenced to a greater or lesser extent. None more so than Sonny Boy Williamson. In fact Sonny Boy Williamson was so influential that Sonny Boy Williamson […]

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Arrivals – 29 October

Tweet Born on this day were the following, anymore? 1944 Denny Laine (Moody Blues/Wings) 1946 Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) 1954 Stephen Luscombe (Blancmange) 1955 Roger O’Donnell (The Cure) 1961 Randy Jackson (Jacksons) 1962 Einar Orn Benediktsson (The Sugarcubes) 1965 Pete Timmins (Cowboy Junkies) Share on Facebook

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On This Day – John Lennon Born

Tweet John Winston Lennon joined this world today in 1940. As part of the Beatles he helped shape modern music writing some iconic songs. He worked for peace and against the Vietnam War. He was threatened with deportation from the USA by the Nixon administration, investigated by the FBI. He was murdered on 8th December […]

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