Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1944, Robert Leslie “Les” Emmerson, songwriter, singer and guitarist with Five Man Electrical Band.

Born today in 1950, Fee Waybill (John Waybill), songwriter and singer with The Tubes.

Born today in 1953, Steve Williams, drummer with Budgie.

Died today in 1991, Rob Tyner (Robert Derminer), lead singer with MC5 , from a heart attack, aged 47.

Today in 1991, Guns N’ Roses?released their albums ?Use Your Illusion I? and ?Use Your Illusion II?.

Died today in 1996, singer and songwriter Jessie Hill of heart and renal failure aged 63.

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