Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1942, Dave Clark?songwriter and drummer with The Dave Clark Five.

Born today in 1946 , Carmine Appice?songwriter, singer and drummer with many groups including Vanilla Fudge, Cactus and ?Beck, Bogert & Appice. A big influence on many drummers including Phil Collins, Roger Taylor and John Bonham.

Born today in 1947, Bob Berryhill songwriter and guitarist with The Surfaris.

Born today in 1955, Paul Simonon songwriter, singer and bassist with The Clash.

Today in 1979, Pink Floyd went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with “Another Brick In The Wall, (part 2)”

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