Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1935, Johnny Kidd (Fredrick Heath) singer and songwriter with Johnny Kidd & The Pirates.

Born today in 1940, Jorma Kaukonen?songwriter, singer and guitarist with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna.

Born today in1949, Luther Grosvenor (aka Ariel Bender) songwriter and guitarist with?Spooky Tooth, Stealers Wheel, Mott The Hoople and Widowmaker.

Born today in 1949, Adrian Belew, (Robert Belew) guitarist and singer with King Crimson and a large amount of session/touring work, including David Bowie.

Born today in 1958, Dave Murray guitarist with Iron Maiden.

Today in 1989, Phil Collins went to number 1 on the US singles chart with ?Another Day In Paradise?.

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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