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Joe Strummer (The Clash), born this day, 1952. He died on 22nd December 2002


The Clash – London Calling

Kenny Rogers, born on this day in 1938


Kenny Rogers - The Gambler

Born on this day, 1948, Robert Plant, singer with Led Zeppelin who had the 1969 US No.4 single Whole Lotta Love. The bands fourth album released in 1971 featuring the rock classic Stairway To Heaven has sold over 37 million copies. Plant had the 1983 solo hit single Big Log. Also a member of The Honeydrippers, (with Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck & Nile Rodgers), who had the 1984 US No.3 single Sea Of Love. Had the Grammy award winning 2007 album, Raising Sand with bluegrass star Alison Krauss.


Alison Krauss & Robert Plant – Please Read The Letter

Born on this day, 1949, Phil Lynott Irish singer, songwriter, bass player, Thin Lizzy. (1973 UK No.6 single 'Whisky In The Jar'). Lynott died on 4th Jan 1986 of heart failure and pneumonia after being in a coma for eight days following a drug overdose. A life-size bronze statue of Phil Lynott was unveiled on Harry Street in Dublin in 2005.


Thin Lizzy – Still In Love With You

Born on this day, 1924, Jim Reeves, US country singer. The first country singer to cross-over into the pop market. (1960 US No.2 single 'He'll Have To Go', 1966 UK No.1 single 'Distant Drums'). Reeves was killed in a plane crash on 31st July 1964 when the single engine aircraft flying from Arkansas to Nashville crashed in thick fog.


Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go

Ginger Baker (Cream), born on this day, 1940

White Room

Cream – White Room

Johnny Nash, born on this day, 1940

Tears On My Pillow

Johnny Nash - Tears On My Pillow

John Deacon (Queen), born on this day, 1951


Queen – Radio Ga Ga

Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), born on this day, 1945


Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water

R.I.P Scott McKenzie January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012


Scott McKenzie – San Francisco
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