Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1939, Colin Cooper vocals, guitar and harmonic with The Climax Blues Band.

Born today in 1945, Kevin Godley songwriter, singer and drummer with 10cc.

Born today in 1949, David Hope?bassist for Kansas.

Born today in 1951, singer, songwriter and guitarist John Mellencam.

Born today in 1953, Tico Torres (Hector Torres) drummer with Bon Jovi.

Born today n 1959, David Taylor bass with Edison Lighthouse.

Died today in 1966, singer and songwriter Johnny Kidd in a car accident, aged 26.

Today in 2007, Bruce Springsteen?went to number 1 on the UK album chart with ?Magic?

Today in rock history is a daily post where you can come and listen to a compilation of rock songs as put together daily by our very own rock historian, Nechtan, while you catch up on the news of the day here.

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